Amanda Tucker

Amanda Tucker

Associate Attorney
Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
713-574-7952
888-572-6059 (Toll Free)
713-574-8637
Fax:
713-600-1718
Email:

Amanda Tucker received her J.D. from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University; prior to Law School she attended The University of Texas at Austin where she earned a B.A. in Anthropology. Throughout Law School, Amanda interned with the Harris County District Attorney and the Harris County Attorney's Office, focusing on cases surrounding juvenile issues and CPS litigation.

Amanda's primary practice area revolves around family Law including cases in the Juvenile Court system. She has served as a court appointed Ad-Litem Attorney and has experience representing both children and parents in matters involving CPS. Amanda has experience in handling personal injury cases, DTPA litigation, and HOA/POA litigation. She's also worked on cases involving Native American rights and issues surrounding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Additionally, Amanda is published in the Whittier Legal Journal of Family and Child Advocacy for an article debating the constitutionality of ICWA.

Prior to Law School, Amanda taught middle and high school on the Navajo Indian reservation and due to this experience maintains a strong interest in both juvenile and indigenous issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009

Education

  • Texas Southern University Law School, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2008
  • University of Texas, Austin
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Anthropology
  • Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, Yunnan, China - 2001
  • University of New Mexico
    • B.A.
    • Major: Secondary Education and Art Education

Published Works

  • Amanda has published works concerning ICWA and how it relates to the law of the United States.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Juvenile Section, State Bar of Texas, 2009 - Present
  • Child Advocates, Inc., Volunteer, 2011 - Present
  • Indian Law Section of the State Bar, 2012 - Present