Violet E. Samuels
Trial Lawyers Section
Violet E. Samuels of Rosedale (Samuels & Associates) is the new chair of the Trial Lawyers Section
Samuels’ areas of practice include personal injury, family law, Title VII, immigration matters (mainly family based petitions), and appellate work. She has successfully negotiated, arbitrated and mediated numerous settlements and successfully litigated cases at trial.
An active State Bar member since 2000, she has been a member of the House of Delegates since 2014. Samuels is also a member of the Trial Lawyers Section and past co-chair of its Membership Committee. She was a member of Trial Lawyers Section Diversity Committee faculty at the Trial Lawyers Section annual Trial Academy in 2014 and treasurer of the section from 2015–2016, a judge in Trial Advocacy Competition (2014 and 2015) and secretary of the Trial Lawyers Section 2016–2017.
Prior to attending law school, Samuels worked as a registered nurse and was also the principal and CEO of a home care agency for health care professionals.
Samuels holds degrees from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College of New York, New York University and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.