Our Community Involvement


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Our work with so many different clients bring us into contact with many worthwhile charitable organizations. Here are a few of the organizations we support. We encourage you to reach out to them if you need their services and support them when you can.


Huntington’s Disease Society of America

Huntington’s Disease Society of America is fighting for those who cannot protect themselves. We fought for a client with Huntington’s Disease when she was victimized by a care giver, and after witnessing first hand the destruction of this disease have continued to support this organization. If you can help or just want information see www.hdsa.org


American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. www.heart.org Lawyers Have a Heart. They really do and most years our office participates in the Annual Run. If you are interested in participating see www.lawyershaveheartdc.org


CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

CASA is an organization of neutral, court-appointed Advocates who are the voice for abused and neglected foster children in Fresno and Madera Counties. You don’t have to be a lawyer to help. www.casafresno.org


Teen Challenge

is a Christ-Centered discipleship ministry for men age 18 and older with life controlling problems. If you know someone who needs help or you are in a position to help others see www.sjvteenchallenge.org


Keenan Kids Foundation

Proof that lawyers make a difference. Don Keenan is a successful trial lawyer from Georgia who has taken the knowledge he has learned representing children to start a foundation designed to protect and advocate on behalf of children. Our office regularly support the projects organized by this foundation. www.keenanskidsfoundation.com


Central Valley Regional Center

Central Valley Regional Center’s mission is to assist children at risk and/or with disabilities reach their goals. They have helped so many of our clients, we support them every way we can. www.cvrc.org


Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Central Valley

Breast cancer has affected the lives of many of our clients and office staff. Lisa Quiroz of our Office is a devoted volunteer for this cause, including hosting an annual fundraiser at her home. www.komencentralvalley.org


San Joaquin College of Law

Lawyers supporting future lawyers. Rene’ Turner Sample has volunteered teaching litigation classes to law students more than a dozen years and is active in recruiting new students. www.sjcl.edu


Fresno Rescue Mission

Each year Cornwell & Sample adopts a family at the Rescue Mission and supports them with necessities and gifts to support their recover. www.fresnorescuemission.org

The Natasha Masaitis Trust. Because of the faithfulness of Jesus and the goodness of our God . . .This organization exists to further Natasha’s ministry: help teenage girls learn to serve God and others. www.natashamasaitistrust.info

Fresno County Mock Trial. Rene’ Turner Sample was a coach for the FUSD program for more than a dozen years and all attorneys in the office donate their time judging the local competitions.

Fresno State Mock Trial Team. Rene’ Sample has served as a volunteer assistant coach for the team, and the office annual provides financial support to the team with all the lawyers volunteering to judge the local tournaments.

Neighborhood Thrift Store. Many of staff attend The Well Community Church and are active volunteers at this Thrift Store. www.neighborhoodthrift.com



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