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Amanda Johnson

Amanda represents victims of personal injury and wrongful death through all stages of litigation. She is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Before joining Strong Garner Bauer, P.C., Amanda served the people of Greene County as an assistant prosecuting attorney, where she prosecuted everything from minor traffic offenses to homicide. She successfully tried defendants for child abuse, domestic violence, burglary, kidnapping, assault, and murder. As a prosecutor, it was Amanda’s mission to make our community a safe community, and she is glad to continue that mission as an advocate for those who have been injured.

Amanda has also worked for civil defense firms, and she started her legal career clerking for the Honorable Paul C. Wilson at the Supreme Court of Missouri. Amanda received her law degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she was Managing Editor of the Missouri Law Review. She was published in the Spring 2013 issue for “A Cause of Action for Student-On-Student Sexual Harassment Under the Missouri Human Rights Act: Doe ex rel. Subia v. Kansas City, Missouri School District,” 78 Mo. L. Rev. 637. Amanda was awarded the Guy A. Thompson Award for Best Student Note for this article.

Education
  • School of Journalism, B.A. in Journalism University of Arizona - University
    Tucson , AZ 2010
  • College of Education, B.A.Ed. in Secondary English University of Arizona - University
    Tucson , AZ 2011
  • Juris Doctorate University of Missouri – Columbia, School of Law - Graduate School
    Columbia , MO 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2014
  • Illinois, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2022

Professional Organizations and Community Involvement

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Missouri Leadership Academy, 2015-2016 Alumna
  • Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel, Special Public Defender
  • Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Combatting Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence.
  • Springfield Police Academy, Past Instructor
  • Drury University Law Enforcement Academy, Past Instructor

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