Samantha graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2020. While in law school, she worked for the school’s Indian Law Impact Litigation clinic where she assisted in researching and writing arguments in several federal Indian law cases involving a variety of issues, including disputes over reservation boundaries and taxation of reservation fee land. Samantha also worked during law school as a law clerk in the Child Protection division of the Hennepin County attorney’s office where she assisted with cases involving the Indian Child Welfare Act.
After graduating law school, Samantha worked for two years as a prosecutor for the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, handling a wide variety of person felonies mostly related to domestic assault. In this role, Samantha gained extensive negotiation and litigation experience that makes her an effective advocate in the courtroom and behind the scenes.
Samantha currently lives in south Minneapolis where she enjoys spending as much time in the outdoors as possible.
J.D. Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020, magna cum laude
B.A. University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2015