Amanda was born and raised in Northern Michigan, where Amanda’s family continues to live. Her parents own and operate their family owned business Robert’s Restaurant (which has been continually family owned for thirty-two (32) years) in Boyne City, Michigan. After graduating from Boyne City High School, Amanda relocated to Hillsdale, Michigan, to attend college.
Amanda received her undergraduate degree from Hillsdale College, where she majored in political science. While attending Hillsdale College, she participated in many community activities including creating community Christmas baskets, volunteering with Michigan Youth in Government and the Salvation Army, International Club, and many civil minded organizations.
Upon graduating from Hillsdale College, Amanda began attending Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Throughout her time at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, she participated in many activities including: moot court, moot court judging, mock trial, Phi Alpha Delta, Lansing Teen Court, community Christmas baskets, and volunteering with the Salvation Army. Amanda was a member of the Dean's List and graduated in the top half of her law school class.
While attending law school, Amanda also attended Baker College where she received an Associates Degree with a focus on marketing and management. Each year, Amanda participates in various Continuing Legal Education Classes (“CLE”) to stay up-to-date on changes in Nevada family law.
Throughout undergraduate school, Amanda worked for her family's attorney, Mr. Thomas Schraw, Esq., and was able to gain valuable experience in various fields of law including family law and criminal defense. Amanda was afforded the opportunity to prepare exhibits and demonstrative evidence for trial and sit second chair. It was while working for Mr. Thomas Schraw, Esq., that Amanda learned the importance of good client relations and how to be effective at trial.
Amanda had the opportunity to work for a prestigious family law firm located in Las Vegas. While employed with the firm, she was able to practice in every department of Clark County Family Court in cases involving child custody, child support, termination of parental rights, adoption, alimony, and domestic violence. Amanda managed a full case load, which allowed her to prepare and attend trials, evidentiary hearings, motion hearings, and mediation.
Amanda was one of the founding members of Hanratty Roberts Law Group. Amanda practiced with partner, Kari J. Hanratty, for three and a half (3 ½) years until the firm dissolved. She then opened Roberts Stoffel Family Law Group with her husband, Jason P. Stoffel.
Amanda's Personal Interests:
Amanda has a dog named Mufasa and two (2) cats named Smokey and Bandit. Amanda enjoys a variety of activities including reading and cooking. In addition, Amanda enjoys spending time with family who visit from out-of-town. Amanda, along with her husband, frequently attends concerts and local activities.