Sam Alagha practices in the areas of personal injury, insurance defense, insurance bad faith, and wrongful death litigation.
Sam graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies. He graduated from University of San Diego School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree in 2008. During law school, Sam participated in numerous mock trials and negotiations tournaments. He won first place in the University of San Diego negotiations tournament and participated in the regional competition.
After law school, Sam joined the Maricopa County Public Defender’s office as a trial attorney. Sam has extensive trial and motion practice experience with over a dozen trials as first chair. He is a 2012 graduate of the Arizona State Bar Leadership Institute. Sam is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Appointments Committee and the Fee Arbitration Committee of the State Bar of Arizona.
In 2014, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys selected Sam as a Top Ten Personal Injury Attorney under the Age 40 in the State of Arizona.
Languages Spoken: Farsi
Licensed since 2008
Contingent (30-35%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Southwest Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 10 Attorney Award - Under 40||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys||2013|
|Negotiations Tournament Champion||University of San Diego School of Law||2007|
|Mock Trial Tournament||University of San Diego School of Law||2007|
|Attorney||Herman Goldstein||2012 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Maricopa County Attorney's Office||2008 - 2008|
|Attorney||Maricopa County Public Defender's Office||2008 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||United States Attorneys' Office - Civil Division||2007 - 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Arizona||Fee Arbitration Committee||2014 - Present|
|Arizona Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court||Barrister||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||Appointments Committee||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||N/A||2008 - Present|
|State v. K.M.||Not Guilty Verdict|
|State v. C.F.||Not Guilty Verdict|
|First Mercury Ins. Co. v. Cedar West Capital, LLC, 2012 WL 6217549 (Ariz. Dist. Ct. 2012)||N/A|
|State Bar of Arizona||N/A||Bar Leadership Institute||2012|
|Maricopa County Public Defender's Office||N/A||Advanced Trial Skills||2010|
|Maricopa County Public Defender's Office||N/A||Trial Practice||2009|
|University of San Diego School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Arizona State University||Justice studies||BS - Bachelor of Science||2005|
|American Inn of Court||Ethical Issues Portrayed in Cinema||2013|