Samantha was born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2011 and a juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Western New England University School of Law in 2017. During law school, Samantha served as Symposium Editor on the Law Review and as a teaching assistant for Criminal Law. She also worked with the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Barnstable, MA, and Community Legal Aid of Western Mass. Samantha began working for Sasson, Turnbull, Ryan & Hoose in August of 2015 as a law student and joined the firm as an associate in November of 2017. Samantha primarily works with Attorneys Ryan & Hoose, concentrating on criminal defense and civil rights litigation.