Samantha J. Kanekuni

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Samantha Kanekuni focuses her practice on complex litigation and investigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kanekuni was a research assistant for Professor William J. Moon at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Kanekuni was a summer associate at the firm and a student attorney in the University of Maryland Eviction Prevention clinic. She also worked as a paralegal for a law firm advocating for the educational needs of children with disabilities.

Earlier in her professional career, Ms. Kanekuni was a forensic interviewer at the Baltimore Child Abuse Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2023

      magna Cum Laude; Order of the Coif; Larry P. Shoda Award; 

      Japanese American Veterans Association Senator Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Scholarship Recipient

      Staff Editor, Maryland Law Review

    • MSW, University of Maryland, 2012

    • BA, State University of New York at Binghamton, 2010

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Maryland

  • Languages

    • American Sign



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