Samantha J. Graf

Samantha J. Graf is an attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson, focusing her practice on Estate Planning, Probate and Family Law.

Prior to joining the firm, Samantha has represented clients in a variety of family law matters including divorce, post-decree matters, and custody issues. Samantha has also represented clients in a variety of contested probate matters and assisted many clients in administering an estate.

Samantha was named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list 2017 – 2022 and to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ list 2022 – 2023.

Samantha obtained her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, MN, where she was active with the Hamline Law Review. Samantha is admitted to practice in the Federal & State Courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin. She earned her B.S. from University of Wisconsin River Falls, with a major in Psychology & Communication Studies.


In The News


  • Member State Bar Association


  • Presenter, Estate Planning Seminar in various cities: 2016 – 2018
  • Presenter, Family Law Institute 2017: “Parenting Across Generations” on the topics of grandparent rights
  • Presenter, New Orleans 2015 on the topic of the UCCJEA
  • Presenter, Spain 2013 on the topic of overtime and second jobs in calculating child support

Honors & Awards

  • Rule 114 Qualified Family Mediation Neutral
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America – Family Law, Trusts and Estates, 2022-2024
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star® – 2017-2023

Past Seminars