Amanda James



Amanda joined Richter Trial Lawyers in 2015 after obtaining her JD at Thompson Rivers University. Her practice is geared towards helping people resolve their legal disputes in the areas of family, estate, personal injury and general litigation. She has appeared at every level of court in British Columbia representing and advising clients on a range of family, estate, and contract disputes.

Amanda obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia in 2010; majoring in English literature and minoring in philosophy. While at UBC, she was an active member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority and Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honour Society. Off-campus, she volunteered at Access Justice and West Coast LEAF. Amanda completed her Juris Doctor in 2014 at Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law as a member of the inaugural graduating class. While at law school, she represented TRU at the Wilson Moot, a national advocacy competition involving the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. She also volunteered with West Coast LEAF and sat on the Society of Law Students as a class representative.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia


Bar Admissions

  • 2015 called to the Bar of British Columbia



  • B.A, University of British Columbia, 2010
  • J.D., Thompson Rivers University, 2014


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