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Sam Claycombe’s practice focuses on diligent research and study of the law to obtain an answer, solution, understanding, or alternative route to provide clients with certainty and success, including practical solutions outside of the law. Moreover, he focuses on providing clients with all possible options when approaching any conflict, and advising them on the potential pitfalls and difficulties that come with being at loggerheads with an adverse party. Sam approaches each case by constantly educating himself by acquiring extensive knowledge about the background of each matter in order to better understand clients’ situations and needs so that he may respond accordingly.

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Sam received his B.A. in English from Belmont University in 2009. After starting out at a newspaper, serving as press secretary on a gubernatorial campaign, and then working for an oil and gas land company in Texas, Sam made the decision to move to Colorado and attend University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, where he received his J.D. in 2015. In his legal practice, Sam is able to evaluate people’s personalities and anticipate their needs and wants, as well as how best to motivate clients, handle adverse parties and their attorneys, and remain level headed in stressful situations. Additionally, he has a strong sense of where to draw the line in the course of negotiations and can often predict outcomes far before they happen based upon the circumstances and the personalities involved.

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2015 J.D.

  • Project and Production Editor – Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
  • DU Ambassadors, Natural Resource and Environmental Law Society Member
  • Student Trial Law Association – Best Advocate
  • Dean’s Scholarship

Belmont University, 2009 B.A. – English

  • Dean’s List, 2007-2009

A Message From Sam

I love the people I work with because they possess a wealth of experience and knowledge and are humble and always eager to help.

I’m a big fan of mental games such as chess, crosswords, puzzles, etc., and what I love about law is that it is a puzzle. I enjoy the mental exercise required to analyze a novel legal issue, the distillation process to come up with, and the satisfaction upon finding, a simple solution to a complex answer.

Practice Areas

  • General Business Law
  • Construction Defect
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Public Entity Law

Associations and Accolades

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • DBA Young Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
 

Admissions

Colorado State Bar, 2015