Sam joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2022 and is a member of the Business Litigation practice group. He focuses his practice on business, financial institutions and insurance litigation. Sam values his clients’ satisfaction, and dedicates his practice to ensuring each of his clients’ needs are met with efficiency and diligence.
Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Sam clerked for Judge Zel M. Fischer of the Missouri Supreme Court and worked as a plaintiff’s class action attorney. Before he attended law school, he worked as the Sports Editor for the Leavenworth Times in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Sam recently completed the Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy. The Academy is an annual program organized by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, along with the Young Lawyers Section and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri that is designed to teach young lawyers trial advocacy skills.
Outside of the office, Sam enjoys golfing, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section (YLS)- Council Member
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA)
KCMBA Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy Committee
Supreme Court of Missouri Historical Society
J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, magna cum laude
• Order of the Barristers
• National Moot Court Team
• Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing
• ABA Negotiations Team
B.A. in Communication-Journalism, Truman State University
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court of Kansas
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Volunteer Attorney Project