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Amanda Michelle Bergstrom

Estate planning Attorney at Austin, TX

5.0   4 reviews
  • State Years
    Texas - TX 13 years
    California - CA 14 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2011
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2010
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Amanda Bergstrom was born in Austin and is a fifth-generation Texan. She provides general business representation, litigation, wills and probate law services for Kiester, Lockwood & Ciccone LLP. Prior to joining KLC, she was an Associate at the Law Offices of Kenton D. Johnson, where she developed her focus in business, wills and probate law. Amanda also formed her own practice where she met a variety of legal needs for Spanish-speaking clients.

Prior to returning to Austin, Amanda lived in California where she clerked at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento. At that office, she worked in the Appeals, Writs and Trials section on criminal appeals. During law school, she spent a summer in Bulgaria working at a non-governmental agency in the capital city of Sofia.

Amanda has lived in Central America, South America, Africa and Eastern Europe. Before law school Amanda taught Spanish and history to high school students in northern California. She has also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and Liberia. As a result of her life experience, Amanda is approachable and is able to meet the legal need of clients from any background.

Amanda enjoys taking several Volunteer Legal Services cases every year. In her spare time, she trains for road and trail running and has completed three Boston marathons.


Kiester, Lockwood & Ciccone, LLP
611 West 14th Street
Austin, TX, 78701

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Posted by George | March 1, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Drafting of Will
My mother Alicia Nuncio accompanied my Sister Janie on a trip to this particular Law Firm and she called me that afternoon to tell me she was going to write her will with KLC. I asked her why and stated that everyone she spoke that day at the firm were very nice and professional. I accompanied My Mother on several visits with Amanda while details of Will were bieng hammered out. As soon as we left Amandas office that day until the Wills Completion. Both me and My Mother appreciated the attention to detail, the communication was excellent and especially Amandas persistence when she needed to communicate with the Family. I personally have Used Charles Craig and Herbert Evans in legal matters here in Austin. I have to rate this firm as excellent. On behalf on The Nuncio Familia we want to Say Muchisimas Gracias Amanda. Your Spanish was a clincher and we appreciate all the Folks at KLC.
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Posted by Danny Wills | February 25, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Great Service
Amanda was an attorney we employed to help with guardianship paperwork at the Austin Probate Court. She did a great job and I would refer a friend to her if they are in the need of representation.
Posted by Lisa | March 27, 2014
She has earned my loyalty and repeat busniness!
Amanda was knowledgeable, helpful, and quick! She guided me through setting up a LLC, was always available to answer my questions, and made sure I had any documents needed within minutes. In addition, she is a kind, thoughtful, and patient person who helped me immensely in an area I had no previous knowledge of. She has earned our loyalty and repeat business.
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Posted by Christopher | May 17, 2013
Versatile and Resourceful
Amanda has helped me with a few different situations now. She prepared descriptions of my properties for a divorce filing. She also gave me excellent guidance in dealing with two different personal issues; one involving a less than perfect mechanic experience, and another in needing a defense attorney. If Amanda was not able to do the work herself she was honest about that not being her specialty, and was always very prudent about referring me to someone who would have more knowledge and experience with that specific issue. She was always very professional, friendly, and courteous... I would recommend her to all of my close friends and family in a heart beat.
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Kiester, Lockwood & Ciccone, LLP
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Offices of Kenton D. Johnson
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Education Volunteer
  • Peace Corps
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
  • 2008 - 2009
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  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Bates College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998


  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Fifth Circuit
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (8)
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Estate planning Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Amanda is smart and compassionate, and can be a great choice for clients."
Wills and living wills Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Amanda and find her to be detail oriented, hardworking, and ethical. Amanda is passionate about helping her clients with their needs. She is a great lawyer and I will recommend her services to my clients in the future."
Probate Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I've had dealings with Ms. Bergstrom, and found her to be sharp and prepared in all cases. I'd recommend her."
Probate Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I met Amanda when we served together on one of the section boards of the Austin Bar Association. She is a conscientious professional, and I recommend her as an attorney."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Amanda and I have worked on a very complicated probate matter together for over a year. Amanda serves as the attorney ad litem. Amanda has been pleasant to work with as a fellow estate planning attorney in Austin and knowledgeable about the complex areas of probate and the Texas Estates Code."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Amanda is a conscientious lawyer who works hard to achieve the best for her clients. She is an excellent listener, dedicated to meeting the needs of her clients. She also takes an active role in the legal community. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Amanda Bergstrom on a family law matter and found her extremely knowledgeable and professional."
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Austin Estate planning Lawyer Amanda Michelle Bergstrom
Amanda Michelle Bergstrom
Estate planning Attorney
Austin, TX
Licensed for 14 years