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Attorney Snell is the principal of the Law Office of Brian C. Snell located in Reading.  Attorney Snell concentrates in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianships and Elder Law.  Attorney Snell is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Suffolk University Law School.  He is a Reading resident and is active in the community as he currently serves as a Town Meeting Member, a member of the Parker Middle School Council and is pro bono counsel to the Reading Knights of Columbus.  Attorney Snell is also an active Rotarian in town serving on various committees and on the Board of Directors as well as the Reading Coalition Against Substance Abuse (RCASA).


Attorney Snell and his wife Linda have three daughters – Kate, Caroline and Tricia.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 40%
    14 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    14 years
  3. Estate Planning: 30%
    14 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Emily Towne McNeil

    Attorney Snell is a valued contributor to this website and has been generous enough to allow me, as a fellow attorney, to bounce questions off of him. His answers on this website, as well as the answers he has given me directly, are thoughtful and useful. I absolutely endorse Attorney Snell.


    Emily McNeil Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Snell is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend his legal services.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

159 Haven Street
Suite 3
Reading, MA, 01867


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
FIve Star Financial Service Professional - Estate PlanningFive Star Professional2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Brian C. Snell2006 - Present
AssociateBMPC&W2002 - 2006
Vice PresidentBank Of America - formerly Bank of New England, RECOLL, Fleet, FleetBoston1986 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mystic Valley Elder Services. Inc.Board of Directors2015 - Present
Reading Council on AgingVice Chair2015 - Present
Reading Coalition Against Substance AbuseBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers ProjectVolunteer2014 - Present
Rotary International - Reading ChapterVice President2011 - Present
Reading Fall Street Faire Organizing CommitteeChairman2010 - Present
Knights of ColumbusAdvocate2010 - Present
North Reading Council on AgingChairman2009 - Present
Reading/North Reading Chamber of CommerceMember2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Massachusetts chapter)Member2002 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2002 - Present
Reading Public Schools - Elementry, Middle and High SchoolsMember2001 - Present
Town MeetingMember1997 - Present
Reading United Soccer ClubBoard Member1998 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolGeneral EducationJD - Juris Doctorg2000
University of Massachusetts, LowellFinanceBSBA1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Various Wingate Appearances since 2009Taxes, Real Estate and Elder Law Issues2014
Waddell & Reed Staff MeetingCounseling Seniors2011
Paying for Assisted LivingVeteran's Benefits2010
Live WiresEstate Planning2010