Snellings Law Firm

From its beginnings in 1917 as Briggs and McHenry, Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett, and Trascher has undergone continuous growth and is recognized as one of the city's leading full service law firms.

The firm has nine attorneys, including one with an L.L.M. in taxation, and numerous support staff who provide professional services, including secretarial, paralegal, and abstract services. Snellings, Breard provides a wide range of legal services to a growing clientele and offers extensive experience in banking, corporate, estate planning, litigation, general real estate, taxation, and all phases of business and commercial Law.

Since its move to the current 10,000 square foot office in 1972, the firm has continually upgraded its office facilities, equipment, and technological capabilities. The firm maintains a library of over 8,000 volumes, in addition to Westlaw and Internet resources and has recently replaced its computer system, with all attorneys and staff having networked PCs and online access.

The attorneys practicing with the firm have been educated at the law schools of LSU, Tulane, Loyola and the University of Florida. The attorneys have a wide variety of professional skills and specializations and are active members of the local community. The firm is a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Carrick R. Inabnett
Carrick R. Inabnett picture Practice Areas: Corporate Law; Banking Law; Real Estate Law; Estate Planning; Probate Law.
Education: Tulane University (J.D., 1966); Tulane University (B.A., 1963).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District (President, 1979-1980; Chairman, Indigent Defender Board, 1976-1977), Louisiana State (Member: Committee on Professional Responsibility, 1980-; Ethics Advisory Service; Board of Governors Seventh Board District, 2000-2003) and American Bar Associations.
Admitted: 1967, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, February 9, 1941
Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation; Louisiana Bankers Association (Member, Bank Counsel Section).
Fellow: Louisiana State Bar Foundation.
Clara M. Sartor
Clara M. Sartor picture Practice Areas: Real Estate Law, Mineral Law, Corporate Law.
Education: Tulane University (J.D. 1983); H. Dophie Newcomb Memorial College (B.A., 1980).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations.
Admitted: 1983, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, August 15, 1958.
Wendy E. W. Giovingo
Wendy E. W. Giovingo picture Practice Areas: General Civil; Employment; Family; Collections; Collaborative Divorce and Related Areas; Litigation.
Education: Loyola University (J.D., 1995) Alpha Sigma Nu; Listed in Who's Who in Legal Education, (1994-95); Editor, Law Review (1995), Author "Bradley v. University of Texas- HIV and the Rehabilitation Act in the Surgical Setting" 40 Loyola Law Review, 379, (Summer 1994); Texas Christian University (B.S., 1987); M.Ed. (1990)
Membership: Fourth Judicial District; Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Collaborative Professionals Group of Northeast Louisiana; Louisiana State Bar Foundation Fellow, Kappa Delta Alumni.
Admitted: 1996, Louisiana.
Born: West Monroe, Louisiana, September 15, 1967; Maiden name: Williams.
Biography: Married to Frank Giovingo, mother of three children; Member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Monroe, and serves on multiple non-profit boards.
L. Kent Breard Jr.
L. Kent Breard Jr. picture Practice Areas: Banking Law, Commercial Law, Secured Transactions, Health and Hospital Law, Insurance Defense Law, Lease and Real Estate Law, Corporate Law.
Education: University (J.D., 1976) Phi Delta Phi; Tulane University, Grenoble, France; Louisiana State Davidson College (B.A., 1973).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations. President, Fourth Judicial District Indigent Defender Board, 1988. Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Louisiana Bankers Association, Bank Counsel Section; Louisana Hospital Association, Legal Counsel Section (President, 1999); American Health Lawyers Association.
Admitted: 1976, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, November 28, 1951.
Guy Campbell, III
Guy Campbell, III picture Practice Areas: Taxation; Estate Planning; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law.
Education: University of Florida, Gainesville, (LL.M., Taxation, 1999); Louisiana State University (J.D., 1997); Louisiana State University (B.S., 1994).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District and Louisiana State Bar Associations.
Admitted: 1997, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, September 3, 1971.
Biography: Biography President Bayou DeSiard Country Club, Chairman, Louisiana Public Facilities Authority. Forever LSU Campaign, Tiger Athletic Foundation and LSU Alumni Association board member.
Michael R. Creighton
Michael R. Creighton picture Practice Areas: Workers Compensation; Medical Malpractice; Product Liability; Insurance; Personal Injury.
Education: Southern University, J.D.
Membership: Baton Rouge, Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations.
Admitted: 2004, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, November 4, 1976
Donald J. Anzelmo
Donald J. Anzelmo picture Practice Areas: Workers Compensation; Medical Malpractice Defense; Insurance Defense; Admiralty Law.
Education: Loyola University - New Orleans, J.D.
Membership: Fourth Judicial District and Louisiana State Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Maritime Law Association of the United States; American Judicature Society.
Admitted: 1976, Louisiana.
Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, October 3, 1951.
Biography: Master, Fred J. Fudickar Inns of Court. Member, 1974-1976 and Case and Book Review Editor, 1975-1976, Loyola Law Review. Law Clerk to the Honorable Lansing L. Mitchell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1976-1978. Author: "Claim of a Child for Wrongful Death of Her Biological Father - Effect of Child's Status as the Legitimate Child of Another," Vol. 21 Loyola Law Review 237, 1975.
Kelly N. Clay
Kelly N. Clay picture Practice Areas: Workers Compensation; General Litigation.
Education: Preparatory education: Louisiana State University (B.S., 2002), Louisiana Tech University (B.A., 2004); Legal education: Mississippi College School of Law (J.D., 2007).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations. Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi.
Admitted: 2007, Louisiana. Practice before U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, May 15, 1980.
Joe H. Dixon, Jr.
Joe H. Dixon, Jr. picture Practice Areas: Real Estate Transactions; Contractual Obligations.
Education: Preparatory education, Louisiana Tech University; legal education, Louisiana State University (J.D., 1975).
Membership: Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations. Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi.
Admitted: 1975, Louisiana.
Born: Monroe, Louisiana, January 8, 1951.
  • CONSTRUCTION
    • Holyfield Construction, Inc.
    • Rexel-Summers Corporation
    • Recon Companies
    • River City Sheet Metal, Inc.
    • Venture Consulting, L.L.C.
  • REAL ESTATE
    • Ashford Place Apartments, LLC
    • The Bryan Company
    • Faulk & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
    • Holyfield Investments, LLC
    • Welsh Properties, LP
    • Wendelta Property Holdings, LLC.
  • FINANCIAL
    • Bancorp South Bank
    • Bank of Ozarks
    • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • JP Morgan Chase Bank
    • Monroe Credit Union
    • Progressive Bank
    • Rabo AgService, Inc.
    • Richland State Bank.
  • RETAIL AND WHOLESALE SALES
    • B & L Marine, Inc.
    • Central Oil and Supply Corporation
    • Crow-Burlingame
    • Hatteras Collection, U.A.E.
    • Marsala Beverage, LP
    • Parts Warehouse, Inc.
    • Piggly Wiggly Corp.
    • Replacement Parts, Inc.
    • Sol's Pipe & Steel, Inc.
  • INDIVIDUALS
    • The firm represents many individuals, should you desire a reference from those clients, please contact the firm.
  • UTILITY
    • CenturyTel, Inc.
    • Cheniere-Drew Water System, Inc.
    • Medical Provider clients
    • IASIS Glenwood Regional Medical Center LP
    • Glenwood Resolution Authority, Inc.
    • Hospice Enterprises, LLC
    • Medical Temps, Inc.
    • Professional Health Services, Inc.
    • TriCare Home Health, LLC
    • Union General Hospital.
  • INSURANCE AND CLAIM
    • Admiral Insurance Company
    • American Heritage Insurance Company
    • Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc.
    • CJW Associates
    • Horace Mann Insurance Co.
    • Louisiana Mutual Insurance Company
    • Louisiana Employer's Mutual Insurance Company
    • LUBA Casualty Insurance Company
    • Lumberman's Mutual Insurance Company
    • Nautilus Insurance Company
    • Property & Casualty Alliance
    • Risk Management Services
    • Summit Claims Center.
  • VARIOUS
    • Center for Children & Families, Inc.
    • Louisiana Association of Educators
    • Madison Parish School Board (Sales Tax Division)
    • The United Group.
    • LOCAL ATTORNEYS AND AGENT FOR First American Title Insurance Co.
    • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes
    • Kilpatrick's Serenity Gardens.
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction Law
  • Collections
  • Corporation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General Civil Practice, State and Federal Courts
  • Insurance Defense
  • Health and Hospital Law
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pension and Profit Sharing
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Trial and Appellate Practice, State and Federal Courts
  • Trust Law
Keisha Armfield
C. R. Inabnett and Kent Breard's secretary
Keisha Armfield

Email: karmfield@sbsitlaw.com

Judy Cryer
Office Administrator/ Bookkeeper
Judy Cryer

Email: jcryer@sbsitlaw.com

Kathy Greene
C. M. Sartor and G. Campbell's closing assistant
Kathy Greene

Email: kgreene@sbsitlaw.com

Melody Gregg
W. E. W. Giovingo's secretary
Melody Gregg

Email: mgregg@sbsitlaw.com

Lavenia Hillis
Kelly N. Clay and Joe H. Dixon Jr.'s secretary

Lavenia Hillis

Email: lhillis@sbsitlaw.com

Liz Parker
Collections' Assistant and Billing Coordinator
Liz Parker

Email: lparker@sbsitlaw.com

Amanda Smith
M. R. Creighton's assistant
Amanda Smith

Email: asmith@sbsitlaw.com

Debra Salisbury
D. J. Anzelmo's assistant
Debra Salisbury

Email: dsalisbury@sbsitlaw.com

Joellen Thompson
D. J. Anzelmo's paralegal
Joellen Thompson

Email: jthompson@sbsitlaw.com

Angie Monger
D. J. Anzelmo's paralegal
Angie Monger

Email: amonger@sbsitlaw.com

Kyla Bennet
D. J. Anzelmo's paralegal
Kyla Bennet

Email: kbennet@sbsitlaw.com