Amanda is a LHWCA worker’s compensation attorney and employment discrimination attorney at Blue Water Legal. Her main focus is creating a caring environment where your concerns and questions will be well heard, while she gives you candid legal advice. Her background in teaching and business allows Amanda to clearly explain complex legal and medical issues to her clients. Sometimes the law does not fairly compensate people with injuries and people who were not given an unbiased chance at their job due to their race, gender, religion or place of birth. You deserve to know what to expect so you can pick up your life again. However, you should also rest assured that Amanda will advocate for your rights when confronted by defense tactics and inequity. Amanda is an avid advocate for her clients. Your experiences are an important part of your case. Amanda is not afraid to make the defense put a face to your case. Amanda took a winding route to becoming an attorney. She always understood she wanted to spend her career helping real people. After graduating from Eastern Washington University, summa cum laude , with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance, Amanda worked for a local bank with a strong emphasis in technology and communication. She began working with longshoremen, boat builders, and defense contractors when she started to help her sister, Amie, as a paralegal. Amanda knew this was a great way for her to help people in a confusing and frustrating time in their lives. Amanda graduated from Seattle University School of Law, with honors, while working at Blue Water Legal PLLC throughout her schooling. She is proud to have been able to build this practice and work with clients while learning the foundations of her new profession. Amanda is a homebody and enjoys learning new things in her spare time. She’s taught herself everything from calculus to tatting lace. She’s also an avid reader, who always has a book around.