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Samuel E. Beffa

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Biography

Sam Beffa joined Hamilton Weber as an associate in 2019 and focuses his practice on local government, real estate, and corporate transactions and business law. Sam's local government law practice involves assisting with the general representation of municipalities and other political subdivisions in zoning and land use, and administrative law. His experience includes negotiating and drafting complex real estate and construction agreements with both public and private entities, annexations, statutory and ordinance construction and interpretation, and the formation and assistance in the general representation of special business districts such as community and neighborhood improvement districts. Sam's corporate law practice includes corporate formation and organizational matters, employment law issues, complex business and corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation. His real estate law practice involves real estate transactions, and zoning and land use matters, and his experience includes the negotiation of property acquisitions and leases, drafting various complex real estate and transactional documents for residential, commercial, and industrial properties, and assisting in condemnation actions. In addition, Sam also helps clients navigate through all aspects of residential, commercial, and industrial real estate matters, from acquisition to use and development, and leasing or sale of property. 

Practice Areas

  • General Municipal Representation
  • Special District Representation
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Land Use and Development
  • Business Formation and Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2019
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    • B.S. - 2016
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Senior Officer of the Judicial Board

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Hill 2000
  • The BackStoppers, Member

Employment

  • Saint Louis University School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic Rule 13 Law Student, 2019
  • Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of St. Louis County Rule 13 Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2017 to 2019
  • Carmody MacDonald PC, Law Clerk, 2015 to 2016