Samantha Leifeste has strong Southeast Texas roots. A native of Orange, Texas, Samantha attended Community Christian School where she graduated valedictorian in 2012. She earned degrees in Economics and Real Estate from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. She then earned her J.D. from Baylor Law School in 2019, completing her law degree in 2 ½ years. While at Baylor, she was named to the law school’s Dean’s List and awarded both the Featherston Estate Planning Award and the Community Bank & Trust Award. Samantha returned to Southeast Texas, joining the Ferguson Law Firm in 2020. Samantha is passionate about the law and committed to serving her community. When she isn’t working, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, two German shepherds, and traveling.