Amanda J. G. Walbrun
Amanda J. G. Walbrun, a fierce advocate for survivors of abuse and other injuries, is an Associate Attorney of Boucher LLP in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Amanda’s trauma-informed practice focuses on representing clients who were harmed by individuals, institutions, and corporations with power over them. In particular, Amanda advocates for survivors of childhood sexual abuse suffered in religious centers, schools, foster care, and medical facilities. She also works tirelessly to hold businesses accountable for the sexual exploitation and labor trafficking that occurs on their premises. She prosecutes complex civil cases, class actions, and coordinated proceedings in both California state and federal court. Amanda is passionate about empowering her clients to reclaim their voice and seek justice in the courtroom.
Amanda received her juris doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as a legal writing teaching assistant and on the Michigan Journal of Race & Law. In the Child Advocacy Law Clinic, Amanda also worked as a guardian ad litem and conducted two successful trials prior to graduating. Amanda went on to become the inaugural Fiza Quraishi Fellow at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, California where she litigated class action cases to drive systemic reform in child welfare agencies. She then clerked for Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero of the Northern District of California and represented plaintiffs in sexual abuse, civil rights, and employment actions at Bay Area law firms.
Amanda is a member of the State Bar of California, licensed to practice in all California state courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California, as well as North Dakota and the Eastern District of Michigan.
Prior to her legal career, Amanda graduated from the University of California San Diego with a degree in Human Development and dual minors in Human Rights and Public Service. She then served two years with Teach for America as a high school mathematics instructor in Jacksonville, Florida.