Samuel Pope grew up in Lawrence, a college town in eastern Kansas. During college Sam spent his free time tutoring fellow students and volunteering with local non-profits such as the Kansas Visiting Nurses and local animal shelters. After receiving his Bachelors in Chemistry from the University of Kansas, Sam worked for the non-profit Community Living Opportunities as a direct support professional, and then a manager, providing assistance to adults with learning disabilities.
Sam came to Portland to study at Lewis & Clark Law School, where he is currently in his third-year. At Lewis & Clark, Sam is the submissions editor for Animal Law Review and the Vice-president of personal injury for the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Lewis & Clark chapter.
Sam has a strong drive to fight for those who have been wronged and has a long career of public service ahead of him. In college, Sam studied the biochemistry of brain injuries and cognitive disorders, and he brings this knowledge to the firm to assist with cases involving traumatic brain injury, concussion, and other cognitive problems. Sam spends most of his spare time entertaining his two dogs, hiking, camping, floating, cooking delicious vegan food, and catching up on Netflix.