Amanda M. Speichert

Associate

Amanda M. Speichert is an associate with 13 years' experience practicing primarily in the areas of Family Law, Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Guardianship/Conservatorship and general practice. She graduated from Creighton University of law with her Juris Doctorate in 2001. Prior to attending law school Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Government from North West Missouri University.

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska Juris Doctor 2001
  • Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri Bachelor of Science, Government, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • State of Nebraska
  • United States District Courts, District of Nebraska

Bar/Professional Activities

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Lincoln County Bar Association
  • Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice- Juvenile Justice Coalition (2012-present)
  • Juvenile Law Section Member Nebraska State Bar Associate
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association
  • National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Juvenile Defenders Center
  • National Association of Counsel for Children
  • Through the Eyes of a Child -North Platte Lincoln County Team
  • Ad Junc Professor at Mid Plains Community College (2002-2012)
  • Women and the Law Committee Nebraska Bar Association (2012-2013 term)
  • Was a member of Child Advocacy Center Task Force and Capital Campaign Committee for North Platte Lincoln County Nebraska

Special Distinctions

  • Co-Chair Education Committee of Juvenile Law Committee of Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Secretary Through the Eyes of Child North Platte Team
  • Past President Lincoln County Bar Association

Community Service

  • The Connection Homeless Shelter Board of Directors (Vice President)
  • The Legacy Home for Women Board of Directors (Secretary)
  • Coach North Platte High School Mock Trial Team (2001-2009)
  • Coach St. Pats High School Mock Trial team (2011)
  • Religious Education Teacher at local churches (2008-2009)

Additional Educational Background

  • National Criminal Defense College, Trial School 2005
  • Through the Eyes of a Child Summit -2006, 2009, 2012
  • National Juvenile Defenders Summit - 2009, 2010, 20111, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Hofstra University School of Law Abroad Program with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Niece, France Summer 1999

Awards

  • Above and Beyond Award -From the Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, Voices 4 Families and NFAPA 2012
  • Outstanding Advocate Award - From Foster Care Review Board 2005

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter at the Best practice Seminar Series by Nebraska State Bar Association 2004
  • Presenter at Expanding Your Horizons Youth Conference 2005-2011
  • Experts at Understanding the Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse -Panel Member 2005
  • Pre-Hearing Conferences- Through the Eyes of a Child -Panel Member 2007
  • Understanding the Treatment Services Process Through the Eyes of a Child - Moderator 20008

Areas of Practice

  • Juvenile Law
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • General Practice

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