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
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
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
“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.