Samantha Leifeste has strong Southeast Texas roots. A native of Orange, Texas,
Samantha attended Community Christian School where she graduated valedictorian in
2012. She earned degrees in Economics and Real Estate from the Hankamer School of
Business at Baylor University. She then earned her J.D. from Baylor Law School in
2019, completing her law degree in 2 ½ years. While at Baylor, she was named to the
law school’s Dean’s List and awarded both the Featherston Estate Planning
Award and the Community Bank & Trust Award.
Samantha returned to Southeast Texas, joining the Ferguson Law Firm in 2020.
Samantha is passionate about the law and committed to serving her community. When
she isn’t working, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, two German
shepherds, and traveling.
Ms. Leifeste is admitted to practice before the following courts:
Texas State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Junior League of Beaumont (Provisional Member, 2020-2021)
Foundation for Southeast Texas (Board Member, 2020-2023)
Ms. Leifeste is a member of the following legal organizations:
American Bar Association
Jefferson County Bar Association
Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association
Michelle F. Mehaffy Inn of Court