Pamela Samuels Young is an NAACP Image Award winning author of eight legal thrillers. Her most recent courtroom drama, Abuse of Discretion, tackles a troubling sexting case that gives readers a shocking look inside the juvenile justice system. Pamela won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Fiction for her thriller Anybody’s Daughter. The attorney, motivational speaker and former journalist received a bachelor’s degree from USC and graduate degrees from Northwestern University and UC Berkeley School of Law. Pamela also speaks frequently on the topics of child sex trafficking, online safety, fiction writing, and pursuing your passion.
Topics: Motivation, Personal/Career Growth, Discrimination Law/Sexual Harassment, Diversity, Writing, Spiritual Growth
Target Audiences: Associations, Corporations, Legal Groups, Religious Groups, Writers
Travels from: Los Angeles area
Former President, L.A. Chapter
National Speakers Association
One of Pamela Samuels Young’s favorite quotes comes from movie mogul Tyler Perry: “We don’t wait have to wait for somebody to green-light our projects. We can create our own intersections.” Pamela, a former journalist turned attorney and author, knows a thing or two about creating opportunity. Now she’s helping others realize their dreams.
A native of Compton, California, Pamela knows from experience that the road to success is no cakewalk. Whether the goal is to obtain a promotion, start a business or write a book, Pamela has the tools to get you there. In thought-provoking presentations packed with humor and insight, Pamela shares the lessons learned from her own successes and disappointments and helps her audiences reach their own untapped potential.
Delta Memorial Endowment Fund, Inc., Milwaukee, WI
A Company of Women
Corporate Counsel Women of Color
Most Requested Presentations
You have the Power to ACT!
Having It All: A Blueprint for Work/Life Balance
Pursue Your Passion and Your Day Job
Write That Book Today!
The Power of Faith