Samuel J. Ford
Samuel Ford is a dedicated consumer attorney, protecting the rights of consumers in Louisiana, the gulf coast, and throughout the country. Unfair and abusive collection practices can cause severe stress, financial harm, and impoverish hardworking Americans. Having witnessed these practices firsthand, Sam's practice is focused on fighting back against creditors and debt collectors who utilize unfair and abusive collection practices. Prior to joining SVHC, Samuel was a defense attorney for creditors and debt collectors, witnessing the injurious methods utilized by these corporations and learning the best ways to fight them.
Sam has recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for his clients, as well as provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt relief. If you are receiving calls or letters from a debt collector, have been sued on a debt, or have derogatory information on your credit report, Sam can help you. Sam is always happy to do a free consultation with a prospective client and represents the vast majority of his clients with no out-of-pocket cost to the client.
Sam earned his law degree from Tulane University School of Law in 2014, graduating magna cum laude. He is licensed in all state and federal courts in Louisiana. Sam was inducted in the Order of the Barristers for excellence in written and oral advocacy and was a Justice of the Moot Court Board, as well as a coach and member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Moot Court Team. In addition, Sam served as Vice President of his class and was the Director of the Tulane Legal Assistance Program. Sam received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in 2009. Prior to law school, he was an English teacher in Quito, Ecuador.
Tulane University School of Law, 2014
University of Washington, 2009
Louisiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Associations and Memberships
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2018
Louisiana Appleseed Good Apple Award, 2018
Pro Bono Activities
Pro Bono Project Volunteer Attorney
Louisiana State Bar Association Access to Justice Committee Member
Louisiana State Bar Association Debt Buyer Task Force Chair
Louisiana State Bar Association Building Bridges Committee Member