Sam Thomas III
Sam Thomas III
Title: Attorney, Sam Thomas III, Esq., LLC

Sam Thomas III, owner of Sam Thomas III, Esq. & Associates, located in Beachwood, Ohio, provides legal services as a general practitioner.

His practice includes the protection of businesses and consumers through the development of business transactions, litigation, debt relief and bankruptcy. He has saved homeowners from having their homes foreclosed upon and sold in a sheriff’s sale and provided a financial fresh start for businesses and individuals. Other areas of practice include criminal and probate.

Sam was inspired to become an attorney as a result of his human rights work with the city of Cleveland and service as the president of the National Association of Human Rights Workers. He is a member of the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the City of Cleveland Law Library.

Sam feels blessed to have been a two-time graduate of CSU, earning an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration while competing as a member of the varsity basketball team. After graduating from CSU, during a ten-year absence from Cleveland, he earned a Master’s degree of Science in Education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. After his return to Cleveland he earned a Jurist Doctorate, for his second degree from CSU.

He served as a college administrator at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, The Ohio State University and Ohio Institute of Technology (Bell and Howell), in Columbus, Ohio. His role was to provide counseling, mentoring and “reality therapy” to help develop the “total student”. 

He currently serves on the boards of Values in Action/Project Love-Remember the Children Foundation, Glenville Community Foundation and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging.