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Samantha Coleman


Northern California

Phone: 916-563-3100


Samantha J. Coleman is an associate in the Northern California office of LJDFA, where her practice focuses on representing healthcare providers before their respective boards and agencies, including the Medical Board, Osteopathic and Podiatric Medical Board, Boards of Registered Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, and Chiropractic Examiners.

Ms. Coleman began working in the legal field in 2010 as a clerical assistant and quickly worked her way up to paralegal. After relocating, she continued to work full-time as a paralegal for a mid-sized medical malpractice firm while also attending law school. Ms. Coleman obtained her Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School in Los Angeles in December of 2018. She joined LJDFA in 2021 and brings with her extensive experience in medical malpractice.

Originally from Wyoming, Ms. Coleman moved away for college and obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social and Political Sciences from Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

During her free time, she enjoys hiking with her husband and exploring small local coffee shops.

Publications: Achenbach, Samantha. (2017) “Is Equal Protection Really Equal in the Criminal Courtroom?” Concord Law School, Purdue University Global. Available at:

Achenbach, Samantha J. (2020) “Telemedicine: Benefits, Challenges, and its Great Potential,” Health Law and Policy Brief: Vol. 14: Issue 1, Article 1. Available at: