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Kent Snider


Kent is an attorney, a board-certified respiratory therapist and author.  As a Respiratory Therapist Kent has worked in Shock and Trauma, Burn and ICU.  From 1992 to 2007 Kent was senior partner of Snider, Coggins and Larreau, a full-service law firm, where he oversaw the litigation and appeals divisions.  From 2008-2014 Kent was CEO and in-house legal counsel for two Utah Home Care and Hospice Agencies and the Director of Public Relations for Avalon Health Care.


In 2015 Kent formed the Snider Law Group, to help medical professionals, patients and families navigate the legal complexities of Probate, Asset Protection Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Powers of Attorney, and Advanced Health Care Directives.  With almost 30 years of legal and medical experience Kent has the unique ability to understand his client’s complex legal and medical needs.


Professionally Kent is a member of the Utah State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Utah Elder Law Section, and American Inns of Court.  He has served on two Hospital Ethics Boards and is a frequent lecturer at BYU, UVU and the University of Utah.

Practice Focus:

Medicare Planning
Elder Care Planning






Santa Clara University, J.D., 1992
University of Utah, B.S., Organizational Psychology, 1987



Bar admissions:

The Utah Bar


American Inns of Court - 2012