Attorney at Law
The Law Office of Amanda Luman
Feb 2016 - Present
Experienced in a wide range of complex legal issues including federal wiretaps, narcotics conspiracies, and a high profile case involving an alleged sex offender subject to interstate extradition. In addition, I provide invaluable Of Counsel services to Bardsley & Carlos, LLP.
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
Jan 2016 - Present
Represent client in all aspects of guardianship matter.
Fitzmaurice & Demergian
Oct 2015 - Present
Propound and respond to discovery, draft motions, conduct legal research, observe court proceedings, and communicate with clients. Work closely with attorneys on civil and criminal law issues including bankruptcy, shareholder disputes, Lemon Law, fraud, and DUI.
Fore! Kids Foundation
Mar 2015 - May 2015
Fostered success of PGA TOUR tournament by way of fielding sponsorship inquiries, apportioning corporate sponsorship packages, supervising interns, enforcing PGA TOUR compliance, and enhancing communication between staff, professional golfers, volunteers, committee members, sponsors, and media.
Conforti & Turner, LLP
Certified Legal Intern
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013
Researched, evaluated, and authored memoranda involving issues such as construction contracts, post-trial remedies, personal injury claims, and tax evasion. Drafted criminal motions, including suppression, sentencing, discovery and evidentiary issues. Performed numerous aspects of trial preparation, including witness and client counseling. Observed civil and criminal proceedings and trials.
San Diego Street Law Program
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Coached students on successful trial techniques enabling victory at a city-wide mock trial competition held at San Diego Superior Court. Educated at-risk youth on legal aspects including criminal law, employment discrimination, family law issues, and housing laws.
California Innocence Project
Jan 2012 - Nov 2012
Investigated post-conviction claims of innocence. Evaluated whether wrongful conviction exists by reviewing documents from clients, attorneys, witnesses, victims, and law enforcement officials. Counseled staff attorneys to proceed or close a case through persuasive Appellant Opening Brief prescreen memorandum.
California Western School of Law
Aug 2011 - Jul 2012
Awarded peer instructor position in Criminal Law, Property I and Property II. Devised a curriculum of simplified course teachings, hypotheticals, and essay writing techniques to maximize student achievement.
Jan 2012 - May 2012
Interviewed felony arrestees in jail to obtain information for representation and help guide clients through the legal process. Clarified client understanding of their criminal charges and constitutionally protected rights.