Amanda Jane Austin

Staff Attorney

Why This Work is Important To Me

I like working at EL&A as I feel like the organization makes a real impact on our community. As an attorney, I am passionate about helping underserved and vulnerable seniors assert their legal rights.

Practice Areas

Neighbor Disputes


Consumer Issues

Contracts and Warranties

Social Security


Amanda advises clients on various issues, including elder abuse, housing, consumer and contract matters, and neighbor disputes. Her day-to-day work includes drafting demand letters, Powers of Attorney, and Advanced Health Care directives. Amanda is also active in the community and provides education on issues affecting seniors.

Before working at EL&A, Amanda served as an attorney for the UK government. She has many years of experience in litigation and advisory roles for central government departments.

Throughout her career, she has focused heavily on negotiation. Amanda has worked with government agencies, stakeholders, and members of the public to resolve disputes on a wide range of matters. Amanda is passionate about using those negotiation skills to find the right solutions for underserved seniors.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys live music, theater, San Diego’s many beaches, and spending time with her family and their rescue dogs.