Samantha M. Ferguson founded and operates LSI Legal Services International Inc. in British Columbia and Legal Services International, LLC in Texas, both law firms offering virtual, traditional and in-house general counsel services. Samantha provides legal advice and guidance for business clients in the areas of business law, technology law, construction law, energy law, corporate governance and compliance.
Having previously worked for large international and Fortune 500 companies prior to founding Legal Services International, Samantha has an extensive background in commercial contracts.
Prior to founding LSI, Samantha served as in-house counsel for Sempra Energy Solutions LLC in Houston, Texas, a joint venture between the Royal Bank of Scotland and Sempra Energy. Prior to joining Sempra, Samantha was a contract attorney for Suez Energy Resources NA, Inc. (now GDF Suez energy Resources NA), one of the fastest growing retail electricity companies in North America. Samantha began her legal career as a legal intern for Enron Corp. in Houston, Texas, finishing her time with the company as a contract attorney assisting in winding down the company in after its bankruptcy.
Samantha is a dual licensed lawyer in both Texas and British Columbia having graduated from South Texas College of law in 2002 and becoming licensed in British Columbia in 2011.
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Juris Doctorate, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2002
Bachelor of Science, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1999
Bus. Administration, Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario, 1994
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Law Society of British Columbia
Founder of South Texas College of Law Transactional Alumni Chapter, 2004-2006
Presentations and Papers
Assessing the Effect of Britain’s Euro Debate: Before and After: 2002 11 Currents Int’l Trade L.J. 34 (Grand Prize Winner 2002 Chester James Taylor Writing Contest Summer)
CLE: Virtual and Dispersed Legal Service Models: Options & Strategies for Canadian Practitioners, Presenter of “An Introduction to the Virtual Law Firm” and “Practice Management for the Virtual Law Practice” on November 27, 2012, Old Mill Inn, Toronto, Ontario
Client Presentation: Legal & Accounting Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs with Julia Leghorn, CGA on October 21, 2014, Ocean Pointe Business Centre, White Rock, British Columbia
Client Presentation: Small Business Legal Workshop,on February 26, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia