Pepperdine University School of Law

  • J.D. 
  • Certificate of Dispute Resolution
  • CALI Award for White Collar Crime

University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Bachelor of Arts – 2019
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: History of Art and Architecture
  • Graduated with Honors and Distinction in Major
  • URCA Grant Recipient


  • California

Samantha Mills


Samantha is a recent graduate from Pepperdine University School of Law. While at Pepperdine she was active in the Externship Program, completing over 500 hours of credit in supervised practical work as a law clerk in family law, property law, corporate law, and other various civil litigation areas. Samantha also received her Certificate of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine, the number one ranked dispute resolution program in the country and internationally recognized. She is a native of Canton, Ohio, but has been in Southern California since her undergraduate attendance at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she completed a major in Political Science, and a minor in History of Art and Architecture. While at the University of California, Santa Barbara, she completed an Honors Thesis funded through an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Grant. Samantha also participated socially in her sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma as President and Recruitment Chair. In her free time, you will likely find Samantha exploring her new area of Little Italy and spending quality time with friends and family.