WEST CHESTER, PA, March 25, 2022: Unruh Turner Burke & Frees, one of Chester County, Pennsylvania’s largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Amanda M.V. Grant has been named to the Board of the Chester County Bar Foundation (CCBF), the charitable affiliate of the Chester County Bar Association. Additionally, at the recent Chester County Bar Association President’s dinner, Amanda was presented with the 2021 John McKenna Access to Justice Award and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 2021 PBA Pro Bono Award.
Amanda Grant’s practice areas include creditor’s rights, litigation, general litigation and family law. Prior to joining the firm, Amanda worked in Florida where she represented institutional lenders, with a focus in residential mortgage foreclosures. Over the course of her eight year tenure, she recovered millions for her clients.
During law school, Amanda spent two years working with the Allegheny County Pro Bono Clinic as a Certified Legal Intern, where she assisted pro se defendants with their family law custody, paternity, and support disputes. As a third year law student, Amanda completed a family mediation training program through the Association for Conflict Resolution. She was invited as a law student to join the Matrimonial Inns of Court and was part of a team that won the 2009 Allegheny Pro Bono Award – Student Law recipient. Amanda is an active volunteer with the Chester County Bar Association Access to Justice program and is passionate about using her time to benefit the Chester County community.
Amanda is a member of the Pennsylvania, Chester County and the Florida Bar Associations. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University (B.S. 2008, cum laude), Amanda earned her law degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2011), where she was the president of the Family Law Society, as well as the recipient of a student award for the Family Law Clinic and the 2009 recipient of the Allegheny County Pro Bono Award.
Unruh Turner Burke & Frees (www.utbf.com) is a Pennsylvania law firm with 21 attorneys and offices in West Chester and Phoenixville. The firm is dedicated to providing clients with the extraordinary representation and service that they require to succeed in today's sophisticated and competitive regulatory and business environment and in their personal lives. Clients range from individuals and entrepreneurs to major corporations, and include governmental entities, financial institutions, and non-profit organizations. The firm advises on business and tax law; commercial and real estate transactions; business and creditors’ rights litigation; wealth preservation, estate and trust planning and administration; labor and employment law; municipal and school law; and zoning and land use.