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Samuel Kenneth Swenson

Samuel Kenneth Swenson

also known as Sam Swenson

About me

Mr. Swenson's main areas of practice at The Swenson Law Firm are Internet Law, Intellectual Property Law including Trademarks and Copyrights, Entertainment Law, Business Formation and related issues. Mr. Swenson has extensive experience with litigation and represents business clients in California. 

Mr. Swenson speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. He earned a certificate from Cornell Law School in International Business Transactions with Chinese Characteristics at their Law Institute in SuZhou, China. He is president of The Orangevale Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, the Commercial Law League of America and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.


University of Utah, BA
University of the Pacific,
McGeorge School of Law, JD

Admitted to:

California State Bar Association
Eastern United States District Court of California
Northern United States District Court of California
Central United States District Court of California


Languages spoken: Mandarin

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Practice areas


  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Intellectual Property: 25%
  4. Internet: 15%
  5. Entertainment: 10%



Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mohammad Mokarram

    I have referred various clients to Sam and they all call me to thank me for introducing them to Sam. Sam is specially knowledgeable when it comes to employment law.


    Mohammad Mokarram Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Wayne Rose

    Sam and I have opposed each other in litigation. He also skillfully represented a very good friend of mine in an employment lawsuit. Sam is a formidable adversary yet always maintains a high ethical standard. I am pleased to add my endorsement to this excellent employment and business lawyer.


    Joseph Rose Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

The Swenson Law Firm

8788 Greenback Lane
Suite 105
Orangevale, CA, 95662


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Graduate of Railroad Trial CollegeThe National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel2012
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Copyright LawWitkin Legal Institute2008
Concentration in Intellectual PropertyUniversity of the Pacific, McGeroge School of Law2008
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Law of TreatiesWitkin Legal Institute2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Head AttorneyThe Swenson Law Firm2013 - Present
AttorneyRandolph Cregger & Chalfant, LLP2011 - 2013
AssociateLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith2010 - 2011
AttorneyMercury Insurance2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orangevale Chamber of CommercePresident2014 - Present
LDS Democrats of AmericaExecutive Committee Member and Treasurer2013 - Present
National Association of Railroad Trial CounselAttorney Member2011 - Present
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and NevadaAttorney Member2011 - Present
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Luccketta v. Masco SweepersJudgment granted for my client upon motion
McCarthy v. Reliable Crane, et al.Favorable settlement
Banga v. The Restoration Cleanup Co.Judgment in favor of my client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Orangevale ViewWhats in a Name?-Trademarks for Small Businesses2014
www.swensonlawfirm.comThe Swenson Law BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mcgeorge Sol Univ Of The PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Univ Of UtahChineseBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Survival Tools2015 Employment Law Changes2015
Small Business Strategic Seminar1099 or W-2?2014
Riverside Executives Weekly Business MeetingIP Basics for Small Business Owners2014
EDD 601Intellectual Property in Organizational Leadership2014
Chamber Education SeriesBusiness Planning Can be Taxing2014
Business over BreakfastMitigating Risk as a Small Business Owner2013