Samantha Cote works in the transportation, auto, products and general liability trial group. During law school, Sam gained valuable experience working as a summer law clerk at JSH, as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Extern at the City of Phoenix Prosecutor’s Office, and as an extern at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office. At the Prosecutor’s Office, she provided support to prosecutors preparing for court proceedings, analyzed cases to determine which are best suited for ADR, and worked with defendants and defense attorneys to resolve cases. She was also a volunteer with the Arizona Legal Center, where she assisted individuals with legal issues, helped attorneys with intakes, and updated the Clio database with client details. While at ASU, she acted as the chair of the fundraising committee and served as the symposium editor of the Arizona State Law Journal, served as Secretary of the Liberty Project, and earned the Rob Carey Sports Law Scholarship.
Sam obtained her B.S. in Sport Management, with a minor in Psychology, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst graduating magna cum laude. She was awarded the Glenn M. Wong Sports Law Scholarship and named a Top Senior Nominee. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she worked at the Worcester District Attorney’s Office as a Juvenile Unit Intern, and with the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs – a Futures Collegiate Baseball League – as a Baseball Operations Intern.
In her free time, Sam enjoys skiing, baseball, Krav Maga and solo road trips.
Presentations & Publications
- “COVID-19 Civil Immunity Chart Compendium of Law: State of Arizona,” Co-Author, USLAW Network, December 2020
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., 2020
University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.S., magna cum laude, Sport Management, Minor, Psychology, 2016