Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that Samantha Dos Santos has joined our team as a new associate. Before joining the firm, Samantha served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jeannie J. Hong in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. During her time as a judicial law clerk, Ms. Dos Santos drafted trial materials, judicial opinions, and managed the heavy caseload on the civil and criminal dockets.
Ms. Dos Santos attended The George Washington University where she played Division 1 Softball. At GWU, Samantha was a two-year captain and four-year starting catcher. Following her tenure at GWU, she attended the American University Washington College of Law and graduated cum laude.
In the classroom, she garnered Highest Grade Recognitions in Civil Rights and Remedies, Legal Ethics, and Education Law. She also served on the Administrative Law Review and received ALR’s Exemplary Service Award for her commitment as a Senior Staffer.
During law school, Ms. Dos Santos taught twelfth grade Constitutional Law and practiced pursuant to Rule 16 by representing criminal defendants in the Montgomery County District Court.
She continues to be a lifelong athlete competing at the highest level, and she still travels the country to compete in Spartan Races.
Plaxen & Adler is pleased to welcome Samantha Dos Santos to our firm. We are certain that she will bring her competitive nature to her role as an advocate for the injured throughout Maryland.