Total Credits: 5.75 including 1.0 Ethics
Criminal Year Seminar - OnDEMAND
This full seminar features presentations from all perspectives: judicial, prosecution and defense, in addition to outstanding written materials prepared by the Hon. Crane McClennen (ret.)
2022 Criminal Year Seminar Covers Critical 2021 and 2022 Cases
|2021–2022 Evidence Update 2-slide Materials (192.5 KB)||21 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|2021–2022 Evidence Update notes materials (195.1 KB)||15 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|2022 Criminal Rules Update (1.6 MB)||57 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE (for notes) (912.2 KB)||13 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|US SUPREME COURT LAW UPDATE (5.7 MB)||100 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Criminal Code Update (2.2 MB)||86 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|2021–2022 DUI and Constitutional Law 2-slide Materials (180 KB)||16 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|2021–2022 DUI and Constitutional Law notes materials (104.2 KB)||10 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Amanda graduated summa cum laude from the Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Justice Studies and a minor in Spanish. She attended the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., where she served as a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal and the Hispanic Law Student Association's Community Service Committee.
Amanda joined the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in 2012. She clerked for the Honorable Michael T. Liburdi on the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Amanda is currently the Bureau Chief of the Appeals & Post-Conviction Proceedings Bureau at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. In that role, she oversees post-conviction proceedings, State's appeals, special action proceedings, appeals from justice courts, probation violation proceedings, and domestic and international extraditions.
Amanda earned her division's Attorney of the Year award at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in 2017. She was nominated for APAAC's Appellate Prosecutor of the Year award in 2019. Amanda completed the Arizona State Bar's Bar Leadership Institute program in 2019 and presently serves on the Arizona State Bar's Appointments Committee.
Amanda has argued numerous times in the Maricopa County Superior Court, the Arizona Court of Appeals, and the Arizona Supreme Court. She has also represented the State of Arizona in petitions for writ of certiorari at the United States Supreme Court.