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Samuel K. Darling's practice emphasizes divorce and business law. Mr. Darling's legal experience also includes real estate, employment law, personal injury, construction defect matters, creditor law, and estate planning.

Mr. Darling received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University in 2002. In 2007 he earned his law degree cum laude from the University of Minnesota, where he graduated on the Dean's List with an "A" Average and was a Royal Stone Scholarship Recipient, a member of several student organizations, and a moot court Best Brief Nominee.

Mr. Darling began his legal career with Ogden Murphy Wallace's Central Washington offices. Prior to practicing law, he taught in the Jiangsu province of China.

Mr. Darling spends his leisure time skiing, studying Mandarin Chinese,and playing basketball and tennis.


Languages spoken: English, Mandarin

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Business: 50%



Hourly ($190/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ezekiel Vermillion

    Sam is an excellent counselor, both in business and personal matters. I have worked with attorneys at all levels, including some of the largest in-house legal departments and firms. Sam compares favorably to the best of them.


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  • Brandon S. Gillin

    It has been a pleasure knowing Sam for the past few years. He is an honest and trustworthy individual.


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cum LaudeUniversity of Minnesota Law School2007
Royal Stone ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota Law School2007
Deans List with an "A" AverageUniversity of Minnesota Law School2007
Best Brief NomineeUniversity of Minnesota Law School2006
Royal Stone ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota Law School2006
Royal Stone ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota Law School2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGenesis Law Firm, PLLC2011 - Present
Litigation AttorneyDeno Millikan Law Firm2009 - 2011
General Business and Litigation Clerk/Associate AttorneyOgden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. Attorneys at Law2007 - 2009
Summer Associate/ClerkOgden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. Attorneys at Law2006 - 2006
Foreign ExpertChangzhou Accounting College2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Snohomish County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Washington State Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Snohomish County Bar Association NewsChild Witnesses in Family Law2011
Snohomish County Bar Association NewsTrimming Overhanging Branches from Neighboring Yard2011
Divorce in Snohomish CountyWebsite Regarding Divorce in Snohomish CountyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science (International Relations)BA - Bachelor of Arts2002