Sam graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, and obtained her J.D. from Loyola Law School where she was a Loyola Scholar. While at Loyola, Sam served as a research assistant to Professor Laurie Levenson and joined the Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution. She also served on the board of La Raza de Loyola.
Prior to joining the firm, Sam externed for the Honorable Gregory Alarcon at the Los Angeles Superior Court. The following year, Sam served as a certified law clerk in the Sex Crimes division at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
As a Los Angeles native, when Sam is not in the office, she enjoys going to Dodger games and spending time watching horror movies with her two Australian shepherds.