Amanda Moore

Staff attorney-legal editor, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Amanda Moore is a staff attorney-legal editor at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law. She previously worked as a staff attorney-equal justice works fellow at the Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center in eastern Kentucky, where she represented low-income clients on coal mining issues. She continues to serve on the Law Center’s board and teaches legal writing and research at Middle Tennessee State University. She began her legal career clerking at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for then-Chief Judge Boyce F. Martin, Jr. She spent a summer in New Orleans during law school working on environmental justice. Amanda received her J.D. from Yale Law School and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Western Kentucky University. She lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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