Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida J.D.
Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida J.D. Trial Advocacy Team
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida - 2018
US District Court for Central District of CA – 2017
CA – 2015
FL – 2014
- Amanda’s client, a small-business owner, was criminally charged by the Los Angeles City Attorney with misdemeanor hit and run and filing a false police report. Based on a complaint filed by the City Attorney, Amanda’s client faced more than a year in jail and hundreds of dollars in fines. Amanda aggressively fought the charges, and following an extensive legal and factual evaluation, exposed significant legal problems with the City Attorney’s case. After Amanda convinced the City Attorney that her client was innocent of the alleged crimes, the City Attorney dismissed all charges against his client. Proceedings terminated.
- Amanda Carter recently defended a college student facing serious DUI accusations. Because of Amanda's early, vigorous and tenacious representation, Amanda was able to convince the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office to reject a filing of criminal charges against her client. Case closed.
- In 2017, a successful owner of a national trucking company was accused of seven misdemeanor charges – all related to alleged hazardous material and other vehicle code violations. The charges were initially filed in 2008, but due to inadequate notice, the client was not apprised of the charges against him until more than ten years later. Client was facing up to one year in jail and thousands of dollars in fines. After meeting with Amanda and being presented with her arguments, the City Attorney dismissed all charges against her client. Proceedings terminated.