Samantha Funk

Visiting Legal Writing Assistant Professor

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Wolf Law Building
Boulder, CO  80309
Office: 448
Phone: (303) 492-4893

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Samantha Funk practiced commercial litigation for seven years, first at Dorsey & Whitney LLP and then Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, where she represented clients at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. Her practice involved a broad range of civil matters, including class actions and franchise or contract disputes. After working as a civil litigator, Samantha conducted civil rights and Title IX investigations at the University of Washington. Samantha has been committed to pro bono work throughout her legal career, representing clients seeking asylum, arguing for protective orders in criminal cases, and researching state statutes, post-Dobbs, for a reproductive justice organization.

Samantha graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an articles editor for the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law and externed at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to law school, Samantha worked for a reproductive rights organization in Guatemala, and then returned home and taught English classes to Spanish speakers. She is proficient in Spanish.


Spring 2024 Legal Writing II LAWS 5223-806
Fall 2023 Legal Writing I LAWS 5226-806