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Amanda is a member of the Private Client and Estate Planning practice groups. She assists individuals with their estate planning and probate issues and estate and trust administration matters. In addition, she provides clients with legal counsel regarding elder law issues.
She guides individuals and families of all sizes and asset levels on all issues related to estate planning including wills, medical assistance, disability and special needs planning, incapacity planning, trusts, charitable gifting, contested probates, family business succession planning, and guardianship and conservatorships.
Amanda is admitted to practice in the state courts of Minnesota and North Dakota, and is a member of the Minnesota and North Dakota state bar associations.
Prior to joining the firm, Amanda was an associate at another regional firm, where she concentrated her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. She also has prior work experience from her role at a wealth management firm where she represented ultra high net worth clients.
While in law school, she interned for the J.A.G. Area Defense Counsel, Air Force.
Honoree, Top Lawyers, Trusts and Estates, Minnesota Monthly (2022)
- University of North Dakota School of Law (2010)
- Minot State University (2007)
B.S., cum laude
- Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2006)
- State - Minnesota
- State - North Dakota
Speeches and Publications
"Landmark Minnesota Tax Decision May Provide Tax Savings Opportunity for Trusts," Sept. 24, 2018
"Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax," Feb. 26, 2018
Minnesota CLE, "Trusts A to Z: The Basics of Trust Administration," Presenter, Jan. 18, 2023.
2022 Probate and Trust Law Section Conference, "Tools You Can Use to Transfer Assets," Speaker, June 14, 2022
Retirement Accounts and Social Security Benefits in Estate Planning, "Tips for Naming Beneficiaries for Retirement Accounts," Presenter, April 27, 2022
Charitable Giving and Trusts: How to Maximize the Benefits of Philanthropy for Your Clients, “Tools You Can Use to Transfer Assets” Presenter, Nov. 16, 2021
The Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law 50, "Trust Creation/Public Policy" Presenter, Feb. 21, 2020
45th Annual Probate and Trust Law Section Conference, Presenter on "The Family Trustee," June 11, 2019
Minnesota CLE, "Probate A to Z: Closing and Distribution," Presenter, Feb. 26, 2018
Thirty-Four Taft Minneapolis Attorneys Recognized in Minnesota Monthly Top Lawyers 2022
Juelson, McLeod, and Midden to Speak at 2022 Probate and Trust Law Section Conference
Taft Elects 19 New Partners
Landmark Minnesota Tax Decision May Provide Tax Savings Opportunity for Trusts
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- North Dakota State Bar Association
- Minnesota Women Lawyers
- Hennepin County Bar Association