Snell & Wilmer Names Kelly Dove New Chair of Appeals and Critical Motions Practice Group

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LAS VEGAS - March 8, 2023 - PRLog -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Las Vegas and Portland partner Kelly Dove ( has been named as the firmwide chair of its appeals and critical motions practice group.

The appeals and critical motions practice group handles appeals in state and federal courts throughout Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado. She succeeds Andrew Jacobs, who was recently appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One in Phoenix.

"Kelly's skills as a writer and advocate, and her great breadth of appellate experience, make her ideally suited to lead the firm's appellate practice," commented Jacobs.

Since joining Snell & Wilmer in 2009, Dove has handled hundreds of appeals before a variety of state and federal courts of appeals. She serves as the lawyer-coordinator of the Ninth Circuit's pro bono program in the Districts of Arizona and Nevada and has served as the Chair of Nevada's Appellate Pro Bono Committee since its inception in 2013. Dove is also the editor of the Nevada Appellate Practice Manual and the Nevada State Chair of the ABA's Council of Appellate Lawyers.

Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Dove served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Philip Pro on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Honorable Jay Bybee on the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

About Snell & Wilmer

Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit (

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