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Kristen A. Sample

Associate

118 East Garden Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502

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Office: 850-436-7000
Fax: 850-436-7099

Kristen is a Midwest native from the suburbs of Chicago. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where she graduated cum laude. After receiving her undergraduate degree, she returned to Chicago to attend John Marshall Law School. During law school, she was a member of the Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Council and participated in numerous competitions. Her competition team placed in the top ten for the American Bar Association Arbitration Competition in 2016. Kristen was also a member of the leading veteran’s clinic, the Veteran’s Legal Support Clinic, and the Center for Conflict Resolution clinic where she conducted mediations in small claims court and family court. Upon completing her Juris Doctorate in Chicago, Kristen headed for warmer weather and relocated to New Mexico where she took the bar exam and began practice.

Kristen spent two and half years in New Mexico as an Associate Trial Attorney for the Public Defender’s Office. She conducted trials in the juvenile, misdemeanor and felony level. In February 2019, she relocated to Florida where she joined Galloway’s Pensacola office. Kristen’s primary practice area is insurance defense.

OVERVIEW

Kristen is a Midwest native from the suburbs of Chicago. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where she graduated cum laude. After receiving her undergraduate degree, she returned to Chicago to attend John Marshall Law School. During law school, she was a member of the Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Council and participated in numerous competitions. Her competition team placed in the top ten for the American Bar Association Arbitration Competition in 2016. Kristen was also a member of the leading veteran’s clinic, the Veteran’s Legal Support Clinic, and the Center for Conflict Resolution clinic where she conducted mediations in small claims court and family court. Upon completing her Juris Doctorate in Chicago, Kristen headed for warmer weather and relocated to New Mexico where she took the bar exam and began practice.

Kristen spent two and half years in New Mexico as an Associate Trial Attorney for the Public Defender’s Office. She conducted trials in the juvenile, misdemeanor and felony level. In February 2019, she relocated to Florida where she joined Galloway’s Pensacola office. Kristen’s primary practice area is insurance defense.

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EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • John Marshall Law School- Chicago, J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, B.A.

Admissions

  • New Mexico
  • Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Phi Alpha Delta – International Law Fraternity
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Military Spouse JD Network