Samantha Brown, Esq., is a part of the general counsel group at Barker Martin. Sam began her career doing civil litigation, focusing her practice on community association law beginning in 2016. She has extensive litigation experience and an impressive track record. Sam has been a member of the board for numerous non-profit organizations, including the City/County Planning Department for Belvidere, Illinois, the Boone County Council on Aging, and the City Finance Committee, to name a few. She was also an elected Alderman for the City Council in Belvidere, Illinois. Through these positions, Sam gained extensive, first-hand experience with organizations, community issues and management. Sam’s primary objective as community association general counsel is to find efficient, practical solutions for her clients while being mindful of their goals, both long- and short-term. Sam prides herself on being a compassionate and diligent advocate through attentive and dedicated service to her clients, while finding unique and innovative solutions to problems.