Amanda J. Mckechnie

Education

McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California
Juris Doctor, 1999

University of Arizona
B.A., Journalism, 1996

Experience

For almost two decades, Amanda J. McKechnie has provided legal counsel to California’s leading construction and business companies with respect to their real estate, corporate, business, contract and compliance matters. Amanda is a seasoned attorney with significant business litigation and counseling experience specializing in contract, design, construction, development, and compliance. In addition to her litigation and general counseling work, she also has experience in vendor relationships, management, logistics and contract negotiations for new product development. Amanda is committed to presenting complex legal concepts in a clear and concise manner to both savvy and novice clients alike. Amanda has been adjunct professor at the University of San Diego Paralegal Program for more than five years where she teaches Business Litigation.

Amanda was born, raised and continues to live in San Diego. She enjoys salsa dancing, sports, traveling to destinations unknown, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Associations and Memberships

  • California Real Estate Salesperson License
  • San Diego County Bar Association San Diego
  • Defense Lawyers San Diego Claims and Litigation Management (CLM)
  • McGeorge School of Law Alumni Board Member

Community Involvement

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation – “Wish Granter” trained in assisting the organization with the implementation of wishes for kids across the community dealing with a critical illness.
  • CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocate- Certified as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children within the Sacramento County foster system.
  • Globe Aware – Volunteer with an international organization in Peru, Cuba, and Thailand- focus on the promoting of cultural awareness and sustainability by implementing community projects in various international host communities.

Admissions

  • Admitted to the State Bar of California (no. 207597)
  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court (2018)
  • Admitted to the California Federal Courts (Southern, Central, Eastern Districts)