Two Renaissance Square

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone: 602-263-1700
Fax: 602-651-7599

Location Information

Josh M. Snell
TEL: 602-263-1790
FAX: 602-200-7815


Baylor University School of Law
J.D., 2001

Grand Canyon University
B.A., magna cum laude, 1996

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2002
Texas (Inactive), 2001
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Josh M. Snell

Mr. Snell joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli in 2005, and has been a Partner since 2012. He concentrates his practice on insurance coverage and bad faith, commercial litigation, personal injury defense and retail law. Mr. Snell received his J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Grand Canyon University in 1996. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Arizona as well as the state courts in Texas.

Representative Cases

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute (Vice Chair Substantive Liaison for Workers' Compensation Committee, 2009 to 2013; State Legislative Liaison, 2009 to 2011; Young Lawyers Steering Committee, 2010 to 2011)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Young Lawyers Division; Board of Directors, 2009 to 2010)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors, 2013 - Present)

Civic/Community Associations

  • Communities in Schools of Arizona (Board of Directors 2005 - 2013)
  • Salvation Army (Board of Directors)

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2015 - present
  • Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale Hubbell

Presentations & Publications

  • “Adjusting Bodily Injury & Wrongful Death Claims,” Co-Presenter, 2017 PBLR Claims Conference, March 2017
  • “Ethical Issues For Insurance Adjusters,” Co-Presenter, Rimkus’ 6th Annual Arizona CE Seminar, September 2016
  • “Adjusting Bodily Injury & Wrongful Death Claims,” Presenter, Property & Liability Resource Bureau Claims Conference & Insurance Service Expo, April 2016
  • "Wrongful Death," Co-Presenter, Property & Liability Resource Bureau, January 2016 
  • "Best Practices to Avoid Extra Contractual Exposure," Co-Presenter, Central Claim Executives Association, May 2015
  • “How To Avoid The Hot Seat: Good Claims Handling In Arizona,” Presenter, 2014 JSH Annual Seminar: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Hurt, November 2014
  • "Your claims questions answered by our panel of legal experts!" Panel Member, Arizona Insurance Claims Association, July 2014
  • "Advice For New Associates From a Partner’s Perspective," Speaker, AADC YLD, April 2014
  • "Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Guide to Arizona Premises Liability," USLAW Compendium, Co-Author, February 2014
  • "The Perfect Claims File," Presenter, Arizona Security Directors Association, December 2013
  • "Reservation of Rights, Time Limits Demand & Damron & Morris," Presenter, JSH Seminar, October 2013
  • "Reservation of Rights," Arizona DRI Compendium, Co-Author, 2013
  • "The role of a law firm partner and how that role is evolving," Speaker, ABA Law Student Division - 15th Circuit Meeting at ASU, March 2, 2013
  • "Arizona Law: Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know" JSH Webinar, January 2013 - Click here to view recording
  • "Coveting Thy Neighbor's Employee Could Prove Very Costly," Author, JS&H Reporter, Winter 2008
  • "Arizona Supreme Court Denies Bar Admission to Convicted Murderer," Author, JS&H Reporter, Winter 2005