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Amanda Eubanks

Senior Staff Attorney

Amanda Eubanks is a Senior Staff Attorney with the Center for Protest Law and Litigation, a project of the PCJF. As a member of the legal team, Amanda litigates both criminal and civil cases nationwide to defend and advance civil rights and social justice, with a special focus on issues at the intersection of the First and Fourth Amendment rights in the context of free speech, assembly, and protest.

Amanda has extensive courtroom litigation experience, representing clients in 45 jury trials and hundreds of motions. Recently, she successfully civilly and criminally represented water protectors who protested the construction of Line 3, an oil pipeline running through Northern Minnesota. She continues to be on the legal teams representing Line 3 and Standing Rock protestors.

Amanda has spent her career defending individuals’ constitutional rights from police misconduct. Prior to joining the PCJF, Amanda was an Assistant Public Defender in the Serious Crimes Division in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Amanda graduated with honors from both American University Washington College of Law, for her juris doctorate, and from the University of Michigan, for her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and Political Science. Amanda’s law school activities included being a staff member on the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, Minnesota, and the District of Columbia.

When not at work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her dogs, watching Michigan football, and traveling.