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Hon. Amanda Potterfield

Hon. Amanda Potterfield

Judge
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Phone:
(515) 281-7651
Fax:
(515) 281-3794
Email:

Judge Potterfield, Tiffin, was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2008. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. Judge Potterfield attended Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia, where she received her bachelor's degree in 1969. She received her law degree, with honors, from the National Law Center, George Washington University in 1974.

Judge Potterfield worked as a criminal defense attorney for the Georgia Criminal Justice Council and, later, for Prisoners' Legal Services in New York City. She moved to Iowa in 1982 and worked in the Linn County Public Defender's office. She was in private practice from 1989-2001 before being appointed to the district court bench. Judge Potterfield is married, has one son, and nine grandchildren.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2008

Education

  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Law Degree - 1974
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia
    • Bachelor's Degree - 1969

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Willowwind School Board of Directors, Vice-President

Past Employment Positions

  • Georgia Criminal Justice Council, Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Prisoners' Legal Services in New York City
  • Linn County, Public Defender
  • Private Practice, 1989 - 2001

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