Sam is General Counsel and Litigation Director for the Kansas Justice Institute. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Institute’s comprehensive litigation strategy.
Sam has litigated in state and federal courts since 2006. He has sued governments who overstepped their bounds in matters involving free speech and unlawful intrusions; defended countless people against the government; and fought to protect the rights of citizens, so they remain free to pursue the lives they wish.
Creativity and passion are his hallmarks and firmly believes that if you do not fight for your rights, you will lose them.
Sam was raised in Leawood, Kansas. He earned his Political Science and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Kansas.
Jeffrey is a Staff Attorney at the Kansas Justice Institute.
He represents individuals who have been deprived of their constitutional rights by the government. His areas of focus include protecting private property rights, economic liberty, the right to earn an honest living, and free speech issues.
Prior to joining the Kansas Justice Institute, he was in private practice litigating homeowners’ insurance disputes. Before entering the legal profession, Jeff served as a communications officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 2010, he deployed with the Third Combat Engineer Battalion to Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Lehigh University in 2007 and a Masters of Science degree in Telecommunications from George Mason University in 2013. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Jeff resides in Prairie Village with his wife, Katie, who is a transplant surgeon, and son Edwin.