Samuel earned an undergraduate degree in animal science from Brigham Young University – Idaho, a graduate degree in agricultural economics from New Mexico State University and a law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law. He has also worked on cow calf ranches in multiple states over the last 20 years. Samuel’s frustrating encounters with a variety of legal issues motivated him to become a lawyer. He now shares practial legal information with other ag. producers. He works in a variety of legal areas related to agriculture and has provided pro bono legal services in a local federal case related to grazing rights. He also donates his time to give presentations to ag. producers to explain legal issues that effect their operations.