David Sam

Personal

Birthday: 
1933
Birthplace: 
Hobart, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force captain and judge advocate, 1961-1963
Private practice, Duchesne-Roosevelt, Utah, 1963-1973
County attorney, Duchesne County, Utah, 1966-1972
County commissioner, Duchesne County, Utah, 1972-1974
Private practice, Duchesne, Utah, 1973-1976
Judge, Utah District Court, Fourth District, 1976-1985
Part-time faculty, Brigham Young University, 1977-1985

Education

Name of School: 
Brigham Young University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1957
Name of School - Second: 

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

We are a small school; the student-to-faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The median G.P.A. of our entering class is in the top 20 of all law schools. We offer an outstanding legal education---a dynamic combination of the cutting-edge and the traditional that is rooted in the excellence of our faculty---at a cost well below our peers, which include the country's top public and private law schools.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1960

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Utah
Court Name: 

Utah District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/16/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/1/1999
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