Amanda was Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2008. In addition, Amanda has been selected by Thomson Reuters as a Texas Super Lawyer/Rising Star every year from 2011 to 2016. Amanda has served on the Austin Bar’s Family Law Section board from 2011 to 2016, and served on the Austin Bar’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section board from 2012 to 2015. Amanda regularly handles pro bono cases for Volunteer Legal Services and volunteers with the Austin Bar Adoption Day committee every year. Amanda has also presented at a number of conferences over the past 8 years. Amanda is a certified Mediator in Civil and Advanced Family Law matters and is trained in Collaborative Law. She is also a member of the Travis County Family Law Advocates and the American Bar Association Family Law Section.
Amanda handles difficult divorce and custody cases that often involve complex financial issues, including business valuations, separate property tracing, and family trusts. Amanda is a tough negotiator and advocate for her clients, yet she understands the value and importance of the future of her clients’ co-parenting relationship. Amanda regularly works with financial professionals and mental health professionals in order to achieve the best outcome for her clients. When possible, Amanda believes that a full service team leads to the best results for her clients. In addition to her law degree, Amanda has a Master’s Degree in Education in Counseling Psychology. While she was doing her supervision hours in counseling after completing her Master’s Degree and then throughout law school, Amanda worked as a licensed Private Investigator for six years. Amanda’s background, experience, and education is unique among Family Law Attorneys, which she believes is an important asset in advocating for her clients.