Amanda M. Zannoni

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Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Special Needs Planning
Education
  • Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • University of New England (B.A., 2012) cum laude
Admissions
  • 2017 Illinois Supreme Court

Amanda joined Rathje Woodward in 2020 to concentrate her practice of law in the areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, trusts and estates, long-term care planning, special needs planning, and probate matters. Prior to joining Rathje Woodward, Amanda represented independent administrators through the probate process, and drafted complex and simple wills, trusts, pre-nuptial agreements, and settlement agreements. Amanda’s experience as a behavioral health professional informs her approach to advising clients with children who have special needs. In addition to her trusts and estates practice, Amanda has represented clients in contested domestic relations matters including dissolution of marriage, child custody disputes, and issues of spousal and child financial support. Amanda is known for building and maintaining relationships on trust and collaboration with clients.

Amanda is actively involved in public service. She is a certified Guardian ad Litem serving the best interests of minor children for family law cases in DuPage County. She was the recipient of the Legal Assistance Foundation Pro Bono Service Award in 2019. Amanda also serves on the Board of Directors of the DuPage County Bar Association, the Justinian’s Association for Italian American Lawyers, and the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. Before choosing to pursue the practice of law, Amanda worked as a behavioral health professional in rural Maine, serving families with children experiencing difficulties related to mental and developmental disorders, including autism, oppositional defiance disorder, and attachment disorders.

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Board of Directors
    • New Lawyer Director (2019 – Present)
  • Justinian’s Society of Italian American Lawyers, Board of Directors (2019 – Present)
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Board of Directors (2020 – Present)
  • Wheaton Young Attorney’s Club, Founder
    • President (2019 – 2020)
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation – Pro Bono Service Award 2018
  • “Pup-Nups and Pet Trusts, Planning for the Care of Your Animal Companions” by DuPage County Bar Association – Estate Planning & Probate Section MCLE, Wheaton, Illinois, April 21, 2018—Speaker
  • “Dis Ain’t a Hobby— Attorney’s Fees” by Robert E. Jones American Inns of Court (DuPage Chapter), June 2019—Speaker

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