AMANDA F. BENEDICT was born in Quincy, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Law & Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1992, and was a member of their NCAA women's soccer team. Ms. Benedict obtained her Juris Doctor in 1998 from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Ms. Benedict was admitted to the California Bar in January 1999 and to the Supreme Court of the United States in 2001. She is also admitted to the United States Federal District Court, Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Ms. Benedict is a member of the firm's litigation and appellate teams. Ms. Benedict's litigation practice includes both defense and plaintiff representation primarily in automobile liability, premise liability, and business liability matters.   As an appellate advocate, Ms. Benedict has represented clients before the California Court of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and successfully obtained Cert. review at the United States Supreme Court. She has submitted in excess of 200 appellate briefs, in a wide range of matters including maritime, criminal, professional liability, corporate, and family law.

Ms. Benedict has been honored by Super Lawyers Magazine as being among the top five percent of lawyers in San Diego in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

Ms. Benedict's professional organization memberships include the San Diego County Bar Association and the San Diego Defense Lawyers. She served on the State Bar Conference of Delegates from 2003‑2006 and was the Chair of the San Diego delegation in 2006.

Ms. Benedict loves the San Diego outdoors. She is an avid cyclist, mountain biker, and motorcycle enthusiast. Ms. Benedict has successfully completed an Ironman triathlon and several half‑ironman triathlons. Ms. Benedict remains active in soccer, golf, sailing, and MMA training.

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