NEWS / FIRM NEWS & EVENTS - October 2021

Congratulations to Samuel Strom for Passing the Bar Exam

Congratulations, Sam, on Passing the Minnesota Bar Exam!

Aafedt Forde is proud to announce that Samuel Strom has passed the Minnesota bar exam with flying colors and will be joining the firm’s team of defense attorneys. Sam will officially be sworn in on October 29, 2021.

Sam started at the firm as a law clerk in January 2021. Prior to joining Aafedt Forde, he worked as a Law Clerk for a plaintiff’s firm, and this unique background sets the stage for him to view cases from all perspectives.

Sam earned his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas, graduating cum laude in the top 20 percent of his class. During Law school, he received several honors, including two Dean’s Awards, awarded to the top student in the class, in both Litigation with the Federal Government and Business Basics. In high school, Sam was awarded the Best in Class Scholarship, which is given to the student with the highest GPA in their senior class. He used the scholarship to attend the University of Minnesota Duluth and earned his Bachelor’s Degree, majoring in Journalism and graduating cum laude. While attending the University of Minnesota Duluth, he served as the news editor for the school’s official newspaper, the UMD Statesman.

Please join us in congratulating Sam for all of his hard work and the contributions we know he will make at Aafedt Forde. You can reach him by email at or at (612) 312-3337.