Amanda C. Bley joined Freimund Jackson & Tardif in 2014. Prior to Freimund Jackson & Tardif, Amanda was an Assistant Attorney General in the Torts Division of the Attorney General’s Office. During her time in the Torts Division, Amanda focused her practice on personal injury defense cases brought against the Department of Social and Health Services, specifically Child Protective Services. She also handled a variety of matters for other state agencies, including the Higher Education and Department of Corrections clients. Prior to her work in the Torts Division, Amanda worked in private practice defending nursing homes and assisted living facilities in civil negligence actions.
Amanda is accustomed to the rigors of appearing in court. Amanda has tried numerous jury trials, and she is experienced in motions practice, having obtained multiple summary judgment dismissals.
Amanda has been a speaker and author of materials on the subjects of government tort liability and employment law, including CLEs sponsored by the Attorney General’s Office.
Amanda attended law school at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she served on the Moot Court Board of Advocates for two years and as a Director for one year. Amanda was a General Motors Scholar and received her J.D. cum laude in 2009. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy with a double-major in Communications and Economics in 2006, where she also played intercollegiate softball.