Samantha Encalada is an associate attorney at Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan, PLLC, and provides support to the practice areas of family law, commercial litigation and probate litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Encalada gained experience at multiple firms throughout Southwest Florida. She served as a law clerk for both Wollman, Gehrke & Associates and Vishio Forry, PLLC and worked as legal assistant for both Patrone, Kemp & Bentley, P.A. and Kuhn Law Firm. She’s gained knowledge and experience in the areas of probate and trust administration, first party property (hurricane claims), guardianship and probate litigation.
Education & Involvement
Encalada was admitted to the Florida Bar in April 2020. She was conferred a Juris Doctor in December 2019 at Ave Maria School of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Science Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Florida Gulf Coast University.
While in law school, Encalada served as president of the Elder Law and Estate Planning Association, vice president of the Women’s Law Association and was involved on the Moot Court Board. She was a student ambassador for the Office of Professional Development and member of the Young Lawyers Division. In addition, Encalada competed in multiple appellate competitions and was runner-up in the 2019 Robert H. Bork Appellate Competition. She’s also dedicated her time to the Annual Wills for Heroes Clinic with Collier County Legal Aid, delivered pro bono services to the Pro Bono Immigration Screening Clinic with Americans for Immigrant Justice and supported Heartbeat International.