J.D. University of Akron School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A. The Ohio State University, magna cum laude
Expertise: Samantha is a career consultant with a focus on private sector employment opportunities. She has experience advising on a variety of private sector careers, and has contacts in both large and small firms in Denver.
Background: Prior to joining the CDO, Samantha practiced family law at several small firms in Denver. Originally from Ohio, Samantha made her way to Colorado for a summer externship with the Denver City Attorney’s Office, Prosecution & Code Enforcement Section. Following graduation, Samantha performed legal research and docketing at Holland & Hart, LLP before practicing family law. While in law school, Samantha served as an assistant editor on the Law Review, and her note, U.S. v. Mobley: Another Failure in Crime of Violence Analysis, was published in the Akron Law Review. Samantha was also a member of the Moot Court Family Law Competition Team, and was awarded the Ernest Karam Award for Academic Excellence. Samantha currently serves as secretary on the Board of Directors for the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC), and is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.