Amanda graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018. She majored in Global Studies with a concentration in International Politics and minored in Social and Economic Justice as well as African American and Diaspora Studies.
Amanda graduated from Rutgers Law School in 2022 with certificates in both Family Law and Immigration Law. Amanda received the Eli Jarmel award for greatest interest and proficiency in public interest law. During law school, Amanda served as a Deborah T. Poritz fellow for Legal Services of New Jersey and interned for Sanctuary for Families in NYC where she supported immigrant survivors of domestic violence. During law school Amanda was also active in multiple clinics and organizations including the Child Advocacy Clinic, Courtroom Advocates Project, Immigrant Rights Collective, International Refugee Assistance Program, and the Make the Road DACA Renewal Program.
Following law school, Amanda had the privilege of clerking for the Honorable Patricia J. O'Dowd, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County, Chancery Division, Family Part.
Amanda is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Morris County Bar Associations, and the Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court.
When she is not working, Amanda loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, read, and cheer on the North Carolina Tar Heels, Dallas Cowboys, and Manchester United.