Snure Law Office, PSC
Brian Snure has represented fire protection districts, regional fire authorities and other special purpose districts including water districts, sewer districts, metropolitan park districts and cemetery districts for over twenty years. Brian also maintains a limited general practice emphasizing estate planning, probate and real estate. He has co-authored numerous handbooks relating to fire districts and departments and has spoken at numerous Continuing Legal Education courses on a wide variety of issues affecting municipal governments.
Brian frequently serves as a lecturer at seminars presented by the Washington Fire Commissioners Association, the Washington State Sewer and Water Association and presents the Snure Seminars annual series of seminars. Brian regularly conducts training for both management and personnel on a local and regional basis covering a wide range of topics affecting the operations of municipal corporations.
Brian is a Past President and current board member of the Des Moines Rotary Club, serves as a Board Member for Highline Music4Life and for the Des Moines Dollars For Scholars Community Scholarship Foundation, and previously served on the Board of the Des Moines Food Bank and the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce.
Brian received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Washington in History and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington Law School where he served on the editorial board of the Washington Law Review.
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