Family Law Attorney
HONORS AND AWARDS
- Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts: Psychology; Minor: Family and Human Development
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Maricopa County Bar Association
- State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Section
Amanda Szpakowski is a family law associate attorney with Cantor Law Group. Amanda practices in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding areas, and focuses her practice on dissolutions of marriage, legal separation, child support, paternity, parenting time, legal decision-making (formerly “custody”), spousal maintenance, modifications and enforcement of existing orders, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, relocation, orders of protection, injunctions against harassment, and adoption.
“Amanda was on top of my case and very informative. Amanda was also very thorough and calculated. My case was high conflict and I was dealing with a mother that hid the birth of my daughter, changed my daughters name, and did what she could to prevent me from seeing her.”
Amanda excels in her representation thanks to over a decade of family law experience, including involvement with complex legal issues and high-net-worth clientele. Amanda commonly works with an array of experts and argues complex legal issues involving the intersection of business and family law, inclusive of vocational evaluations, business valuations, and other forensic accounting issues. She also represents clients in cases involving complex custody issues and is well-versed in the intricacies of such cases and the psychological experts and valuations available. She endeavors to represent her clients in the most transparent and collaborative manner possible, ensuring that clients are always well-informed and heard. Amanda approaches cases with creative solutions and tailors her representation to the needs of each case.
Amanda graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Family and Human Development. During her undergraduate career, Amanda was a Dean’s List member, a member of the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Amanda earned her Juris Doctorate from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where she focused her studies on trial advocacy and family law. During law school, Amanda was a law clerk with the United States Attorney’s Office, a moot court member, and a competitor in various trial and negotiation competitions. Amanda was a senior family law paralegal for over a decade prior to being admitted to the Bar, and worked in that role throughout her undergraduate and law school careers.
Amanda’s passion for family law is furthered by her love for her two children, who supported Amanda throughout her schooling and serve as a reminder of the human aspects and realities of family law. In her personal life, Amanda enjoys attending local sporting events with her children and taking weekend trips to California.