Samantha is in her final year of law school at Willamette University College of Law. In May 2017, she received her bachelor's in Criminal Justice, emphasis on law and ethics, at the University of Nevada, Reno.
She is an Executive Editor for both Willamette Law Review and Willamette's Social Justice and Equity Law Journal. She is also a member of Willamette's Asian Pacific American Law Association and is a student representative for the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Samantha has previously interned at the Oregon Supreme Court, Reno Justice Court, and Reno's Temporary Protection Order Office.
Upon graduation from law school, Samantha plans to work in criminal defense and family law.