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V. Lowry Snow

Image of attorney V. Lowry Snow


V. Lowry Snow is a Senior Shareholder of Snow Jensen & Reece in St. George, where he has established himself as a leading real estate, civil litigation, business and land use planning attorney. He has represented a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors, including several municipalities, and is also a trained mediator. He is licensed to practice before the state courts of Utah and Federal District Court for Utah. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He has been recognized multiple years as one of Utah Business magazine's Elite Lawyers and also has been recognized by Super Lawyer for the past five years consecutively. Lowry has an AV Preeminent peer rating of 5 out of 5, meaning he meets very high criteria of general ethical standards.

He served in the Utah House of Representatives for 11 years and was a member of the House Judiciary Standing Committee. Lowry serves as co-Chair of the Point of the Mountain Land Authority, which oversees the planning and development of the 700-acre former Draper Prison Site.


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D.
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.S.

Professional Associations & Civil Activities

  • Utah State Bar, President, 2007
  • Utah State Bar, Board of Bar Commissioners, 2000 to 2009
  • Uniform Law Commission, Commissioner, 2013 to Present
  • Utah Legislature, District 74. , Utah State Representative, 2012 to 2022
  • Utah Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee, Chair, 2017 to 2022
  • Point of Mountain Development Commission, Co-Chair, 2017 to Present
  • Point of the Mountain Authority, Co-Chair, 2018 to Present
  • Utah Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission, Chair
  • Utah Supreme Court Standing Committee on Resources for Self-Represented Parties
  • Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism and Civility
  • Utah Judicial Nominating Commissions
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association , Fellow
  • Southern Utah Bar Association , President
  • Washington County Economic Development Commission , Chair
  • Governor’s Office of Economic Development , Board Member
  • Utah Economic Development Corporation , Board Member
  • Santa Clara Planning Commission , Chair
  • Red Cross Advisory Board, St. George, Utah

Recognitions & Awards

  • Best Lawyers of America 2018
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Utah’s Legal Elite Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubble, AC Rated
  • Utah State Bar Lifetime Service Award 2011
  • Utah Board of Juvenile Justice, Youth Advocate of the Year Award 2015 and 2017
  • Utah Commission of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Annual Award, 2017
  • Utah Voice for Children, Children’s Champion Award, 2016

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008

Representative Cases

  • Jones v. ERA Brokers Consol., 2000 UT 61, 6 P.3d 1129., 2000, Utah Supreme Court
  • Hunsaker v. Kersh, 1999 UT 106, 991 P.2d 67., 1999, Utah Supreme Court
  • Jennings Investment, LC v. Dixie Riding Club, Inc., 2009 UT App 119, 208 P.3d 1077., 2009, Utah Court of Appeals
  • Beehive Bail Bonds, Inc. v. Fifth Dist. Court, 933 P.2d 1011, 1997, Utah Ct. App.
  • Labrum v. Utah State Bd. of Pardons, 870 P.2d 902, 1993, Utah
  • Holladay Bank & Trust v. Gunnison Valley Bank, 2014 UT App 17, 319 P.3d 747 (Utah Court of Appeals 2014)

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Southern Utah Community Legal Center Charter Board Member