Sam Strom contributes as a legal writer for FindLaw. He grew up in Clover Valley, Minnesota, a small community north of Duluth. He graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in writing studies. During his senior year, Sam was the news editor of UMD’s official school newspaper, The UMD Statesman. After graduation, he worked for a fashion publishing company in Duluth. There, he edited photos and videos that were sold to fashion publishing companies worldwide. He also worked with an Amsterdam-based company to train artificial intelligence to recognize more than 30,000 different fashion articles in still photographs.
In May of 2021, Sam graduated cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. He practiced law in Minneapolis until 2023, primarily defending employers and insurers in workers’ compensation litigation. Sam enjoys golfing, playing board games, and watching Minnesota’s professional sports teams in his free time. He remains confident that this is the Minnesota Vikings’ year.