Amanda joins DUIHeroes from the Snohomish County Public Defender Association where she worked in the District Court and Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA) units. She represented 150 clients at any given time while in District Court and has brought her case management skills to DUIHeroes.
Amanda was raised in Florida and attended Florida State University during undergrad, where she completed a B.A. in Criminology and Public Relations. She then attended Tulane Law School in New Orleans, LA, where she earned her J.D. While in law school, Amanda interned with the Orleans Public Defenders and was a Rule 9 intern at the King County Department of Public Defense. She focused her education on litigation practice and participated in the Trial Advocacy Program at Tulane Law and the Juvenile Law Clinic to get hands-on experience while still in law school.
Amanda adds a research aspect to DUIHeroes. She enjoys researching new caselaw and issues online and writing extensive motions for clients. She brings her compassion from her ITA work and knowledge of how mental health and the law intertwine.
“I hope to help every client through one of the most difficult times in their lives. I look forward to fighting for you to ensure your rights are protected and to get you the best possible outcome. I promise to be there for you every step of the way and to help you navigate this complex and often-times confusing system.”