Log In

James Farid SAMS

Real estate development company executive

JAMES SAMS, American Lawyer, Partner of AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CORPORATION.

Background

Sams, James Farid was born on April 21, 1932 in Bay City, Michigan, United States. Son of James and Adele Sams.

Education

Northwestern University (Bachelor of Science, 1954). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1957). Harvard University (Master of Laws, 1959).

University Internationale, Luxembourg (Dip. de Droite Compare, 1960). Delta Theta Phi. Member, United States. Delegation to United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, 1970.

Director, National Bank of Washington, D. ะก., since 1987. Spoken languages: French.

Career

Committee counsel American Bar Association special committee World Peace/Law, Washington, 1960-1963. Partner Reeves, Harrison, Sams & Revercomb, 1964-1969, Brown & Sams, Washington, 1969-1971, Kirkwood, Kaplan, Russin, Veechi & Sams, Beirut, 1971-1974. Owner, principal American Development Services Corporation, Washington, 1978โ€”2005.

Republican United States State Department Americans Abroad, Washington, 1965. Delegate United Nations Committee on International Trade Law, New York City, 1970. Advisory bd Center for International and Comparative Law, University Michigan Law School.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Co-founder, director American Near East Refugee Aid, Washington, 1968-1992. Member advisory board Georgetown University Center for Arab Studies. Member visitors committee University Michigan Law School.

Member advisory board Center International and Comparative Law. Former chairman, director Grameen Foundation United States of America, Washington. Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1958.

Member American Bar Association, Bar Association of Washington, American Society International Law, Cosmos Club.

Connections

Married Betty Suham Hamady, August 17, 1957. Children: James Karl, Alicia Diane, Victoria Saab.

father:
James Sams

mother:
Adele Sams

spouse:
Betty Suham Hamady

children:
James Karl Sams

Alicia Diane Sams

Victoria Saab Sams