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Amanda Teresa Adams

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense, Wills & Living Wills, Debt Collection, Employment & Labor

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About Me

I am a general practicioner who specializes in Family Law, who started my own practice in 2008.  Prior to becoming an attorney, I was a television and radio news reporter and anchor in Illinois and Iowa, at WROK Radio in Rockford, WHO Radio in Des Moines, KTVO-TV in Ottumwa, Metro Networks in Chicago, and a few other places.  I'm married to Brian Adams, the morning newscaster at WDKB-FM in DeKalb who I met filling in for him.  We have three cats.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Family: 70%
    7 years, 37 cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    7 years, 10 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    7 years, 10 cases
  4. Employment & Labor: 5%
    7 years, 12 cases
  5. Debt Collection: 5%
    7 years, 10 cases



Hourly ($150-200/hour), Contingent (33-45%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Amanda T. Adams, LLC

510 Market Loop,
Suite 203
West Dundee, IL, 60118

Law Offices of Amanda T. Adams, LLC

125 North First Street
DeKalb, IL, 60115-3226



IAAuthorized to practice law200806/23/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyLaw Office of Amanda T. Adams2008 - Present
Law ClerkLaw Office of George Kililis & Associates2007 - 2007
711 Attorney-InternPrairie State Legal Services Inc2007 - 2007
Research Assistant for Law Professor Ted KionkaNorthern Illinois University College of Law2006 - 2007
Law ClerkLaw Office of Rene Hernandez, P.C.2005 - 2008
Legal InternDuPage County Public Defender's Office2005 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kane County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Law Office of Amanda T. Adams websiteConstitutional Questions Poised By New Illinois Stalking Law2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawJ.D.Juris Doctor2007
Northwestern UniversityJournalism, Medill School of JournalismBachelor of Science in Journalism1998