Samantha E. Bennett
Memphis
(901) 525-8721 VCARD

Education

University of Memphis, B.A.
University of Memphis, M.A.
University of Memphis, J.D magna cum laude

Samantha E. Bennett

Ms. Bennett, a shareholder in the Memphis office, focuses her practice primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense and insurance defense.  Before attending law school, Ms. Bennett spent several years working as a medical malpractice paralegal and held a position as an adjunct professor in The University of Memphis Department of Political Science.  A 2012 magna cum laude graduate of The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Ms. Bennett earned numerous writing, academic, and service awards while in law school.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

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Ms. Bennett, a shareholder in the Memphis office, focuses her practice primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense and insurance defense.  Before attending law school, Ms. Bennett spent several years working as a medical malpractice paralegal and held a position as an adjunct professor in The University of Memphis Department of Political Science.  A 2012 magna cum laude graduate of The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Ms. Bennett earned numerous writing, academic, and service awards while in law school.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • University of Memphis Law Review, Notes Editor
  • Recipient, Academic Support Program Graduate Assistant scholarship
  • Recipient, Black, McLaren, Jones, Ryland & Griffee Judicial Endowment Scholarship
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence, Best Memorandum and Best Appellate Brief
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Family Law, Remedies, ADR/Mediation, and Litigation Drafting
  • Research Assistant to Assistant Professor Lynda Black
  • Pupil Member, Leo Bearman, Sr. Inn of Court
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • Public Action Law Society Pro Bono Service Award
  • Student Bar Association Service Award
  • Graduate, Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Diversity Leadership Institute
  • Author of Student Column, Outlook from 1 North Front, published in Memphis Lawyer magazine, 2011-2012

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