Samantha Tooma Danza, Esq., is an associate at Van Horn & Friedman, P.C., specializing in matrimonial and family law, including divorce, maintenance/spousal support, equitable distribution of assets, child custody, and child support.
A local New York State graduate, Samantha was admitted to the New York State Bar after graduating from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Samantha served as a legal intern in the Matrimonial Law Center of the Nassau County Supreme Court for the Honorable Sharon M.J. Gianelli and participated in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Thereafter, Samantha became a mediator for the Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) diversion program and the Nassau County Family Court, in which she handled high conflict negotiation between parents and their children regarding child support, custody, and visitation cases.
Prior to joining Van Horn & Friedman, P.C., Samantha handled family and criminal law matters, as well as Section 1983 civil rights actions at a boutique law firm in Queens.
She regularly attends continuing legal education seminars on this area of law and is a member of the New York State Bar Association family law committee and the Nassau County Bar Association matrimonial and family law committee.