Partner, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, BA, LLB

Sam became a Partner in Robert Stary Lawyers in July 2010, having joined the firm in 2006. Sam previously worked for Radford Legal in Stawell and St Arnaud, Lucas and Marshman in Horsham and a number of Government positions in London.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics Major) and a Bachelor of Laws from Deakin University and was admitted to practice in 2001, in 2008 Sam obtained specialist accreditation in Criminal Law.

Sam is a former Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Law Institute and a current member of the Executive Committee. He is a member of the management committee of Liberty Victoria. He has been a Volunteer at the Inner Melbourne Legal Service. Sam appeared extensively in cases throughout the Criminal Law Jurisdiction.

To make an appointment with Sam, call our Melbourne office on 8622 8200

Sam’s Reflections:

  • Practicing Criminal Law provides an opportunity to assist people when coming up against the exercise of power by the state. It is vital that all people in our community are afforded quality legal representation, and that is never more important than in Criminal Law.
  • This area of law gives me exposure to the broadest possible cross section of our community and a chance to help members across that spectrum. That is something that no other area of practice can offer, and of which I am grateful.
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