Mr. Sampen attended Northwestern Law School, where he graduated as a top student, and then clerked for a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago. Since then he has been a partner in both large and small Chicago law firms, and served several years as an assistant attorney general in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. He currently is a partner in the Chicago law firm of Clausen Miller LLP. Mr. Sampen has taught a variety of courses at Chicago-area law schools, has published many law-related articles and book chapters, and currently writes a twice-monthly column for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. In the novel Noble Roots Mr. Sampen brings life to the medieval peasant class and explores elements of the 12th century legal system of King Henry II, sometimes regarded as the father of the English common law.
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