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Attorney

Samuel L. Lucas

A Rome native and 1997 graduate of Darlington School, Sam Lucas joined Brinson Askew Berry in 2006. Sam focuses his practice on litigation and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts regarding a broad range of areas including business litigation, local-government law, and personal injury.

Sam joined Brinson Askew Berry as an associate after having practiced as an Assistant District Attorney to the Honorable W. Kendall Wynne, Jr., in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit. He returned to his home to begin his civil practice. Sam graduated from The University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, and was a Notes Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law. Prior to entering Law School, Sam graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in marketing and communications. Sam serves as an Assistant City Attorney to the City of Rome and as the Solicitor of the Municipal Court of Rome, Ga., prosecuting traffic and misdemeanor cases.

Education

  • The University of Georgia School of Law, (J.D. 2005), Honors: Cum Laude
  • Emory University, (B.B.A. 2001)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court 
  • Georgia Court of Appeals 
  • Superior Courts of Georgia 
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Rome Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Journal of Intellectual Property Law
    Editorial Board, 2003-2004, Notes Editor, 2004-2005.
  • Leadership Rome, Class of 2008

Community Involvement

  • United Way of Rome and Floyd County
    Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Darlington, 2013
  • Rome High School Mock Trial, 2011-2012
    Volunteer Coach

Previous Employment Positions

  • Office of the District Attorney, Alcovy Judicial Circuit, Assistant District Attorney, 2005-2006