Amanda is a 2015 graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law. While in law school, she served as an Instructor for the Law and Leadership Institute. She also interned at the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Montgomery County Public Defender’s office, City of Dayton Prosecutor’s office, and Central State University’s Office of General Counsel.
Following law school, Amanda served as a Reading Tutor with AmeriCorps, in the Ohio Reading Corps program. While with AmeriCorps, she developed the reading skills of K-1st grade students who were below a proficient reading level. She then worked as a Research Consultant at LexisNexis.
Amanda joined the Hamilton County Public Defender’s office as an Attorney Guardian ad Litem in April of 2017. Amanda is qualified under Rule 48 of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Rules of Superintendence to serve as a Guardian ad Litem. Amanda acts as an Attorney and Guardian ad Litem for children who have been abused. Amanda also represents non-attorneys who serve as the guardian ad litem for children who are neglected and/or dependent. Amanda also serves as a parent surrogate for children on her caseload who receive special education services.