Sameer M. Patel
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Course Certificate, China Political Science and Law University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
B.A., Texas Tech University
Areas of Interest/Teaching:
Lawyering Skills II, Real Estate Transactions
Sameer Patel comes to the law school as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law. Patel is a partner of Patel and Dalrymple, PLLC, a Lynchburg based law firm specializing in real estate, estate planning, and business law. His legal experience dates back to 2001 when, as a student law clerk, he drafted memorandum opinions for Judge Justin M. Johnson of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, and Chief Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald of United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Pennsylvania. He later worked for Chief Justice Ralph J. Cappy, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; the Office of General Counsel of Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia; and the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Virginia Beach, Virginia. For two years he served as Senior Associate Attorney for a law firm in Chesapeake, Virginia.
In 1999, as Push America Chairman, Patel coordinated the fundraising of nearly $10,000 for Push America and donations of 5000 articles of clothing for the homeless. Push America is a nationwide organization founded in 1977 by Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity for the purpose of service and aid to those with disabilities.
Patel is admitted to practice in Virginia.