Denver Personal Injury Lawyer Samantha Halliburton

Samantha 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 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

  • Denver Business Journal 2017 40 Under 40 Award Honoree
  • Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Nominations

  • Denver Business Journal 2012 40 Under 40 Award, Nominee 
  • Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce 2016 Small Business of the Year, Nominee

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

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

Legal Memberships and Appointments

  • Colorado Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Appointed Member, 2010-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

Business/Community Involvement

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Speaker/Mentor
  • Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament, Volunteer Judge
  • 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
  • Black Business Initiative - Expert Legal Facilitator/Speaker
  • Florence Crittenton High School - Speaker
  • Colorado High School Career Day - Panelist

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

Outside the Office

I am a Colorado native and a devout Denver Broncos fan. When not helping clients resolve their disputes, I love spending time with friends and family and enjoying Colorado's beautiful scenery.