Our Attorneys

Samantha P. Torres

713-255-8879

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Education
South Texas College of Law (J.D.) (2013)
The University of Texas (B.A.) (2008)
Prior Experience
Germer PLLC, 2018-2020
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP, 2017-2018
Special Prosecution Unit – Civil Division, 2014-17
Bar Admissions
State of Texas, Admitted 2013
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships
Houston Bar Association, Membership Committee
Houston Young Lawyers Association, President, 2019-2020
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Wellness Committee
Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court
Honors
President’s Award for Outstanding Service to HYLA, 2017-2018
President’s Award for Outstanding HYLA Committee Chair, 2015-2016
HYLA won 9 state and national awards during Sam’s tenure as HYLA President, including 1st place for Comprehensive, Service to the Bar (Passport to Fitness), Diversity (First Generation Attorneys), HYLA Newsletter, and the Overall Prize for Outstanding Services to the Bar for Passport to Fitness from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and 1st place for Comprehensive, Service to the Bar (Passport to Fitness), Diversity (First Generation Attorneys) and 2nd place for the HYLA Newsletter from Texas Young Lawyers Association

Samantha is a litigation associate with Okin Adams. Sam has handled a variety of general civil litigation matters involving causes of action for breach of contract, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and related business torts. She is an experienced trial attorney having gained first chair experience as an attorney for the State of Texas at the Special Prosecution Unit in Huntsville, Texas where she litigated civil commitment cases throughout the state.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys taking cooking classes and outdoor activities.


Publications and Speaking Engagements
Co-author, “Prioritizing Yourself and Your Practice by Prioritizing Your Health,” ABA Young Lawyers Division, September 2020

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