Amanda completed her undergraduate education at the University of Houston, where she graduated summa cum laude. She attended law school at South Texas College of Law, where she also obtained her Certificate in Mediation. She returned to Arizona, where she was appointed as Magistrate by the Town of Quartzsite. This afforded her many opportunities to participate in judicial education throughout the United States. She served honorably as the Magistrate for two years, prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest.
Amanda served as an Administrative Law Judge in the State of Washington and presided over child support cases for the Office of Administrative Hearings. She has had strong ties to the Yakima Valley for nearly 30 years. She grew up in Yuma, Arizona, in a similar agricultural community. She and her family decided to make Yakima their permanent home. Amanda is pleased to serve the Yakima community as a family law practitioner. She cares deeply for the families she serves. She enjoys riding horses, attending sports events, volunteering at and attending church, reading, and following her daughter’s competitive cheer competitions around the United States.