Amanda received her B.A. from the University of Miami in 2018 in Psychology and Political Science and her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami, magna cum laude, in 2021. While attending Miami Law, Amanda served as the Symposium Chair for the University of Miami Race and Social Justice Law Review and as a Cliinic Fellow for the Human Rights Clinic on the gender-based violence project team.
Amanda is a Miami native and speaks fluent Spanish.
Amanda honed her trial skills as an Assistant Public Defender at the Miami Dade Public Defender’s Office, where she tried a variety of cases and successfully argued various motions to suppress. Amanda has maintained an active trial practice, and in 2023, she played a lead role in successfully litigating a First Amendment retaliation claim against a sitting City of Miami Commissioner, which resulted in a $63.5 million judgment for the clients.