Amanda Carlin

Staff Attorney - San Bernardino/Riverside Counties

Southern California

Email Amanda

Amanda is Root & Rebound’s Staff Attorney for San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Amanda received her B.A. from Brown University in 2009 and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2015, where she specialized in Critical Race Studies. During law school, Amanda interned at the Promise of Justice Initiative in New Orleans, worked on civil rights litigation to address the unconstitutional conditions at Louisiana State Penitentiary. She also assisted in ongoing litigation in Los Angeles to protect the property rights of houseless people living on Skid Row. Amanda served as an Articles Editor of the UCLA Law Review and published a Comment titled, “The Courtroom as White Space: Racial Performance as Noncredibility.”

After law school, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Judge Harry Pregerson in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She then worked as a criminal system reform researcher, partnering with local grassroots organizations in California to push their District Attorneys toward more progressive policies. Immediately prior to joining Root & Rebound, Amanda was a tenants’ rights attorney at the New York Legal Assistance Group, where she represented low-income tenants in Manhattan Housing Court and Administrative proceedings.

Amanda is licensed to practice law in New York and is certified to practice in California, through the California Bar’s Multijurisdictional Practice Program.

Amanda Carlin

Staff Attorney - San Bernardino/Riverside Counties

Southern California

Email Amanda

Amanda is Root & Rebound’s Staff Attorney for San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Amanda received her B.A. from Brown University in 2009 and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2015, where she specialized in Critical Race Studies. During law school, Amanda interned at the Promise of Justice Initiative in New Orleans, worked on civil rights litigation to address the unconstitutional conditions at Louisiana State Penitentiary. She also assisted in ongoing litigation in Los Angeles to protect the property rights of houseless people living on Skid Row. Amanda served as an Articles Editor of the UCLA Law Review and published a Comment titled, “The Courtroom as White Space: Racial Performance as Noncredibility.”

After law school, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Judge Harry Pregerson in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She then worked as a criminal system reform researcher, partnering with local grassroots organizations in California to push their District Attorneys toward more progressive policies. Immediately prior to joining Root & Rebound, Amanda was a tenants’ rights attorney at the New York Legal Assistance Group, where she represented low-income tenants in Manhattan Housing Court and Administrative proceedings.

Amanda is licensed to practice law in New York and is certified to practice in California, through the California Bar’s Multijurisdictional Practice Program.

Sign Up

Join our mailing list.