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About Me

Samantha was born and raised in Wyoming.  She met her husband in London while studying West European Politics in England.  They have been married since 2006 and have two children.


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    8 years
  2. Tax: 40%
    8 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    8 years



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    I had the pleasure of working with Sam for a few years. Of all the attorneys I've worked with, she's one of the most thoughtful, thorough ones I've encountered. Sam's the perfect attorney for your estate planning needs and transactional work!


    Ann O'Connell Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Baker & Hostetler LLP

303 East 17th Avenue
Suite 1100
Denver, CO, 80203



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Star in Field of Tax LawColorado Super Lawyers2012
Order of St. Ives (Top 5% of Class)University of Denver Sturm College of Law2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBaker & Hostetler2013 - Present
AssociatePendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow P.C.2008 - Present
Law clerkPendleton, Friedberg, Wilson & Hennessey P.C.2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate SectionMember2008 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Colorado Women's Estate Planning CouncilMember2007 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
The Orange Book: Colorado Estate Planning HandbookCo-author of Chapter on Allocation of Estate & Generation Skipping Transfer Taxes2012
Colorado Methods of Practice (West, Fourth Edition, 2009, updated through 2012), contributing co-authorChapters on Wills, Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Trusts.2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DenverTaxationLL.M. - Master of Laws2007
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJ.D., Order of St. Ives2007
University of WyomingEconomics and FinanceDual B.S. with honors2003
University of Hull, Kingston-Upon-Hull, EnglandWest European PoliticsStudy AbroadN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
22nd Annual Institute on Advising Nonprofit OrganizationsPublic Charities, Private Foundations and Unrelated Business Taxable Income2013
21st Annual Institute on Advising Nonprofit OrganizationsPublic Charities, Private Foundations and Unrelated Business Taxable Income2012
19th Annual Institute on Advising Nonprofits - A Primer on Advising NonprofitsObtaining and Retaining Tax-Exempt Status2010