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Samantha Van Scoik is originally from Florida. She graduated from Florida State University in 2001 and Georgia State College of Law in 2004. After law school, Samantha returned to Jacksonville, Florida and began working at Fortune Law Offices.


In 2005, Samantha joined the Office of the Public Defender in Jacksonville, Florida. Samantha began practicing in misdemeanor court, but quickly moved up to felony court and then into the Repeat Offender Division. Samantha’s last assignment was in the Special Defense Division where she defended individuals charged with sexual based offenses.


 Samantha moved to the Northern Virginia area at the end of 2008 and passed the Virginia bar exam in 2009. After passing the bar exam, Samantha accepted a position as an assistant public defender in Fairfax, Virginia. In 2013, Samantha left the public defender’s office and formed the Law Office of Samantha Van Scoik. Samantha has tried dozens of trials and handled thousands of cases ranging from traffic offenses to murder.



 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    11 years
  2. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    11 years
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    11 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    11 years
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Andaleeb Geloo Esq.

    I endorse this lawyer. Samantha is a dedicated, intelligent and caring lawyer who goes the extra mile for her clients. I am honored to have her as one of my colleagues and have always been impressed with her work. I give her my highest recommendation.

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Contact info

Law Office of Samantha Van Scoik

9300 Grant Avenue
Suite 203
Manassas, VA, 20110

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200903/11/2014
FLMember in Good Standing200406/21/2016
DCInactive 200907/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Most improved trial advocacy studentCriminal Law Section, Florida Bar2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Samantha Van Scoik2013 - Present
Attorney IIOffice Of The Public Defender Fairfax County2009 - 2013
Assistant Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender 4th Judicial Circuit, Jacksonville, Fl2005 - 2008
AssociateFortune Law Offices, PA2004 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fairfax Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Prince William County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A2009 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Chapmannot guilty
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Florida State University College of LawPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001