Samantha joined Schauermannn Thayer Jacobs Staples & Edwards PS in 2017 as the firm's in-house Community Outreach Director. Samantha grew up in Vancouver, graduating from Hockinson High School in 2012. She then went to Bellingham to pursue her bachelor's degree at Western Washington University (WWU). She graduated from WWU in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in environmental studies. When Samantha isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and fiance, playing board games, going on adventures, and exploring the great Pacific Northwest.