About

Compassionate Representation

 

 
 

Amanda Sherwood

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Amanda is an experienced trial attorney representing parties in high-stakes dependency litigation. She works with families to reach positive outcomes for children involved in the child welfare system. As a former staff attorney at East Bay Children's Law Offices, Amanda carried a high-volume caseload and worked on every aspect of dependency cases, including detention, placement, and issues involving education and mental health. She also has experience assisting victims of domestic violence obtain restraining orders. 

Amanda graduated from U.C. Davis School of Law in 2010, and was a member of the Order of Barristers, a national organization recognizing excellence in oral advocacy and brief writing. 

 

Education

U.C. Davis School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

Whitman College
B.A., 2005

Activities & Affiliations

  • National Association of Counsel for Children
  • California Appellate Defense Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2010