Brian Snure

Of Counsel

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 30 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 has two wonderful daughters, Erika and Emily.


  • University of Washington (B.A., History)
  • University of Washington (M.A., History)
  • University of Washington Law School (J.D.)

Community Involvement

  • Des Moines Rotary Club, Past President / Current Board Member
  • Des Moines Legacy Foundation, Board Member
  • Des Moines Dollars For Scholars Community Scholarship Foundation, Board Member
  • Des Moines Food Bank, Former Board Member
  • Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member