Sam moved to Kipp & Christian in 2013 from Salt Lake Legal Defender’s Association. While with the Legal Defenders Sam defended indigent clients in over 50 misdemeanor and felony jury trials. Before that, he was employed as a judicial clerk at Utah’s Third District Court in Salt Lake City. 2008, Utah. Utah Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, District of Utah Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., International Political Economics 2005); University of San Diego (J.D., 2008).Utah State Bar; Criminal Law Division (Chairman, 2013); Young Lawyers Division (Executive Committee, Modest Means 2012, 2013); Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (Committee Member 2010-2013); Utah Defense Lawyers Association (2013).