Amanda Scott currently focuses her practice in the areas of Elder Law, Disability Law, Estate Planning and Adoption Law. She has assisted clients in the creation and execution of their Will, Trust, Living Will, Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney documents. She has also assisted clients with Medicaid planning, guardianship matters, and adoptions. Since admission to the New York State Bar, Mrs. Scott has also handled numerous Matrimonial and Family Law cases in both the Family and Supreme Courts in Niagara and Erie counties, as well as various cases in the areas of Criminal and Traffic Law throughout the Western New York area.
Mrs. Scott has experience in all types of adoptions, including private domestic adoptions and agency assisted adoptions and finalizations. In addition, she routinely represents people in adult adoptions, second parent adoptions, step-parent adoptions, foster care adoptions and re-adoptions of international adoptions that were finalized outside of the United States.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Upstate New York Edition, Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2015|
|Upstate New York Edition Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bar Association of Erie County||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of Erie County, Matrimonial and Famly Law Committee||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of Erie County, Practice and Procedure In Family Court Committee||Member||N/A|
|Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (Western chapter)||Member||N/A|
|Family Help Center||Board Member||N/A|
|State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Niagara University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2005|