Amanda Fay Benedict

Amanda Fay Benedict

Winet, Patrick, Gayer, Creighton & Hanes, LLP
  • Appeals & Appellate, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense...
  • California
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Summary

At WPGC&H, Ms. Benedict is an active member of the firm's litigation team and appellate team. Ms. Benedict's litigation practice includes both defense and plaintiff representation. As a defense attorney, Ms. Benedict has a good working relationship with several insurance carriers advocating for their insureds in automobile liability, premise liability, and business liability matters. As a plaintiff's attorney, she is passionate about fighting for the rights of cyclists and motorcyclists who fall victim to inattentive motorists. 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 earned her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. She earned her B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara, and was a member of their NCAA women's soccer team. 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. In addition to cycling, Ms. Benedict remains active on playing weekly soccer games, golf, sailing, and MMA training.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    33% - 40%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $300 hourly rate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Attorney
Winet, Patrick, Gayer, Creighton & Hanes, LLP
- Current
At WPGC&H, Ms. Benedict is an active member of the firm's litigation team and appellate team. Ms. Benedict's litigation practice includes both defense and plaintiff representation. As a defense attorney, Ms. Benedict has a good working relationship with several insurance carriers advocating for their insureds in automobile liability, premise liability, and business liability matters. As a plaintiff's attorney, she is passionate about fighting for the rights of cyclists and motorcyclists who fall victim to inattentive motorists.
Associate Attorney
Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP
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Civil litigation, family law, and appellate representation
Attorney
Klinedinst, PC
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Attorney
Law Office of Amanda F. Benedict
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Staff Attorney
Appellate Defenders, Inc.
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Paralegal / Law Clerk
Appellate Defenders, Inc.
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Education
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Law Degree
Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
Awards
San Diego Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Southern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
San Diego Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
California Appellate Defense Counsel
Board Member
- Current
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Member
- Current
California State Bar # 200291
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
WPGC&H Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Winet Patrick Gayer Creighton & Hanes, LLP
701 B Street, Suite 1725
San Diego, CA 92101
USA
Telephone: (619) 702-3902
Fax: (619) 702-5402