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Staff Attorney
Samantha Adams

Samantha Adams received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Clark Atlanta University. Upon graduating, she enrolled in an accelerated Legal Studies Program with the University of Georgia where she obtained her Paralegal Certificate. After working for a number of years as a Paralegal in various areas of law which include Criminal Law, Residential and REO Real Estate with various law firms, and in Network Real Estate with AT&T, she made the leap to
attend law school.

Samantha attended Western Michigan University- Thomas M. Cooley Law School at the Tampa
Bay Campus. During her last semester, she went to New York City and completed her
externship with the New York State Division of Human Rights where she handled investigating
claims of housing discrimination. She was then selected as the Valedictory Speaker to her
graduating law school class.

Upon graduating, Samantha moved back to Atlanta. She has worked in various roles for
HomeServices of Georgia, Perry Law Group, Nelson Mullins, Alston & Bird, Troutman Saunders,
Dryer Sterling, and most recently being a Lead Attorney with Lister Holt and Dennis- all of
which she has shown a strong commitment to helping serve those in need.

Samantha comes from a large family and in her spare time enjoys spending time with them, her
friends and her dog, travelling, listening to music, reading, and occasionally, when inspired,
writing poetry.

Paula Rainford

Case Manager
Paula Rainford

Paula Rainford manages the Firm’s day-to-day operations by managing case files, investigations, data collection, evidence gathering, drafting, and filing various pleadings in state and federal courts.

Paula received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Temple University. She obtained a Master’s in Accounting from Babson College and a paralegal certificate from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

After working as a Project Manager in the corporate sector for nearly two decades, Paula transitioned to the legal field. She has acquired impressive people skills honed through years of success working with a vastly diverse clientele. She has developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in personal injury and civil rights matters.

Like Malcolm X, she too is for “truth no matter who tells it” and she is “for justice, no matter who it’s for or against”. She loves to serve and believes in building relationships one conversation at a time.

In her free time, Paula enjoys spending time with family and friends. Paula can also be found enjoying the great outdoors with activities like hiking, biking, playing softball or volleyball.