Taking a comprehensive approach to each case is the cornerstone of Samantha Chan's practice. She focuses on providing her clients with a thorough analysis of their case so that they can make informed decisions. She strives to ensure that her clients feel supported and empowered throughout the legal process. By understanding each client’s unique needs and circumstances, Samantha is able to provide knowledgeable guidance and representation in even the most complex family law cases. Samantha focuses on a broad range of family law matters, such as prenuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, and asset division.
With a particular interest in cases that allow her to learn and represent clients' struggles and passions, Samantha finds high-conflict cases to be both challenging and rewarding. Her greatest strength as an attorney is her ability to listen carefully to her clients and hone in on their concerns. By prioritizing and managing client expectations, she works to identify realistic goals and ensure that her clients feel supported throughout the legal process.
As a first-generation Asian American, Samantha is proud to be the first person in her family to graduate college and go to law school. She is committed to using her advocacy skills to represent those who may not have a voice or are afraid to speak up.
Franklin & Marshall College (B.A., 2014)
Georgetown University (M.A., 2017)
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., 2021)
When not at work, Samantha likes to try new recipes, hang out with her 3 dogs and spend time with her family.
Admissions & Certifications
Memberships & Activities
Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland (2021-present)
Family Law Section
Criminal Law Section
Women’s Bar Association of Maryland, Montgomery County Chapter (2021 to present)
2023 Triennial Auction Co-Chair
2022-2023 Social Media/Website Chair
2023-2024 Executive Committee – At Large
Asian Pacific American Bar Association (2021 to present)
2022-2023 Community Service Chair
Maryland State Bar Association (2021 to present)
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Associations (2021 to present)