Staff Attorney, Housing Unit
LL.M., Animal Law (magna cum laude), Lewis & Clark Law School (2013)
J.D., (magna cum laude), Boston University School of Law (2007)
B.A., English & History (summa cum laude), Temple University (2004)
Amanda Winalski joined Community Legal Aid in 2014 as part of the HomeCorps foreclosure defense team funded by the Office of the Attorney General. Prior to joining CLA, Amanda worked as a commercial litigator. During law school, she was a student attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinical Program, interned with the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office, and worked as a summer associate at a law firm. She was also a Note Editor on the Public Interest Law Journal. Following five years of private practice, Amanda returned to school to obtain an LL.M. and transition to public interest work. Amanda was a student attorney in the Animal Law Clinic, where she represented nonprofits and worked on animal protection issues. She is a volunteer literacy tutor. Amanda is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island (inactive), and the U.S. District Court of Connecticut.