Samantha Pryor

The Halliburton Law Firm, LLC
8354 Northfield Blvd. Building G, Suite 3700
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 803-1060
www.thehalliburtonlawfirm.com


Samantha L. Pryor, Attorney and Mediator
Mrs. Pryor was admitted to practice law in October 2007. During her years of practice, Mrs. Pryor developed a diverse civil and commercial litigation practice in both state and federal courts, representing individuals and businesses of all sizes. Mrs. Pryor's legal practice focuses on business matters and personal injury, including slip and falls, car accidents, and traumatic brain injury cases. Mrs. Pryor has experience in arbitrations, mediations, appeals, depositions, jury and bench trials, small claims matters, administrative law matters, and civil protection order cases.

Mrs. Pryor has extensive motions practice experience and has received many compliments from her colleagues and clients for her superior legal research, analysis, and writing abilities. Throughout her practice, Mrs. Pryor has also been highly effective in negotiating amicable settlements between litigants, without the need for hiring mediators or other neutral third parties. Due to her breadth of experience and passion for resolving conflicts, Mrs. Pryor became a Mediator and formed Resolution Advocates in 2016.

Awards and Recognitions

Denver Business Journal 2017 40 Under 40
Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Colorado Bar Foundation Fellow, 2018-present

Legal Memberships and Appointments

Colorado Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Appointed Member, 2010-present
Denver Bar Association Board of Governors, 2017-present
American Bar Association TIPS Corporate Counsel Committee Vice Chair of Publications, 2009-2013
Colorado Bar Association, Member, 2007-present
Denver Bar Association, Member, 2007-present
Sam Cary Bar Association, 2004-present
Colorado Women's Bar Association  2017

Prior Legal Work History

Hall & Evans, L.L.C., Associate Attorney, March 2008-August 2012
First Judicial District Attorney's Office, Legal Intern, February 2007-May 2007
Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, Summer Law Clerk, May 2006-August 2006
Isaacson Rosenbaum, Summer Law Clerk, May 2005-August 2005

Business/Community Involvement

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Speaker/Mentor
Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament, Volunteer Judge
BBI Professional  Advisory Board, Expert Legal Facilitator/Speaker
Colorado State High School Mock Trial Tournament, Volunteer Judge
Rachel B. Noel Middle School Career Day, Speaker
John Dewey Mock Trial, Volunteer Judge
Northeast Academy - Constitutional Law Day, Speaker
Montbello High School, Mentor/Speaker
Florence Crittenton High School - Speaker
Colorado High School Career Day  Panelist
Colorado High School Mock Interviews  Mentor/Interviewer
INROADS, Colorado  Speaker/Mentor
PBS, The New Black Experience  Speaker/Interviewee
Black CEO Tour  Speaker
Jack and Jill Beautillion  Panelist/Mentor
Dream Culture, Stedman Elementary  Panelist
The Illusion of School Choice, Our Denver Our Schools  Speaker
Urban Leadership Foundation, Panelist/Speaker
Breaking the Grass Ceiling Cannabis Summit  Panelist/Speaker
Black Parent Empowerment Summit, Our Voice Our Schools  Facilitator/Speaker
African American Young Ladies Summit  Group Leader/Mentor

Education

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D. 2007
Clark Atlanta University, B.A. Business Administration - Finance & Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, 2004
Montbello High School, 2000

Admitted to Practice

Colorado, 2007
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2008

Publications

“EEOC Issues New Technical Assistance Document Regarding Waivers of Discrimination Claims in Employee Severance Agreements” published in Hall & Evans, LLC Newsletter and ABA TIPS Corporate Counsel Committee Newsletter, 2009
Hall & Evans Litigation Reporter

Outside the Office

Mrs. Pryor is a Colorado native and a devout Denver Broncos fan. When not helping clients resolve their disputes, Mrs. Pryor loves spending time with friends and family and enjoying Colorado's beautiful scenery.