Dan Samas has been an attorney since 1995, when he first began defending clients who received speeding and traffic tickets. The motorists Dan initially represented were mainly taxi drivers, whose livelihood was often at stake. He has represented thousands of motorists in speeding/ traffic ticket cases. Dan believes that a contributing factor to his success as a traffic defense lawyer comes from understanding the perspective of the prosecution. On the prosecutor’s side, Dan Samas worked for both a Federal District Judge in Manhattan and the District Attorney’s office.
Unlike other speeding/ traffic defense attorneys who chose to focus on several areas of law and are sometimes spread thin, civil speeding and traffic defense is the Law Offices of Dan Samas's sole practice area. This has allowed Dan to develop a deeper understanding of traffic procedures and case law.
Dan Samas knows the importance of understanding the needs of clients and that the attorney client relationship is built on trust. In response, The Law Offices of Dan Samas offers Free Consultations and always charges a very reasonable flat fee for every civil speeding/ traffic case no matter how many attorney appearances are required. (Our clients usually do not have to appear in court, saving them valuable time.) The Law Offices of Dan Samas will fight to keep your speeding/ traffic ticket off of your driving record so your insurance premiums remain in check.
In addition to being a licensed attorney in Washington, New York, and the District of Columbia, Dan Samas earned his MBA at Purdue University and his bachelors degree in Business Management from Cornell University. The Law Offices of Dan Samas serves all of greater Seattle including King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties.
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Terence McEnally Intellectual Property Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have known Dan for a number of years as we both appear regularly in Traffic Court. He is always extremely well prepared, knowledgeable of the specific court in which we are appearing and very attentive to the needs of his clients. An excellent attorney.
Antone Weber Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|BBB Law Frim Rating A+ (Highest Possible)||Better Business Bureau||2014|
|Client's Choice - Speeding Tickets||AVVO||2014|
|BBB Law Frim Rating A+ (Highest Possible)||Better Business Bureau||2013|
|Client's Choice - Speeding Tickets||AVVO||2013|
|BBB Law Frim Rating A+ (Highest Possible)||Better Business Bureau||2012|
|Client's Choice - Speeding Tickets||AVVO||2012|
|P & G Scholar||P & G||2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association, Court Rules and Procedures Committee||Executive Committee Member||2015 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction Subcommittee||Subcommittee Member||2015 - 2015|
|Washington State Bar Association Subcommittee X||Subcommittee member||2015 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Court Rules and Procedures Committee||Executive Committee Member (Alternate)||2014 - 2015|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|News on Traffic and Speeding Tickets||Want a Really Expensive Ticket?- Don't Pull Over Right Away||2011|
|News on Traffic and Speeding Tickets||Washington Traffic Ticket Defenses You Probably Shouldn’t Use||2011|
|Why Experienced Traffic Lawyers in King, Snohomish, and Pierce County always ask for discovery||Discovery for Traffic and Speeding Tickets in Washington State||2010|
|What You Should Know About Seattle Cell Phone & Texting Tickets||Guide to Washington Cell Phone Tickets||2010|
|Marysville Snohomish County Washington Speeding Tickets||Why you should know local court rules||2010|
|Albany Law School of Union University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Cornell University||Applied Economics and Business Management||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|KOMO News 4 Live Interview on Speeding and Traffic Tickets||How to Beat Speeding Tickets, Advice from a REAL Lawyer||2013|
|Networking Breakfast||Traffic Ticket Attorney Practice Legal Overview||2010|