Estate Planning, Care Plans And More For Families Of Children With Disabilities
As a parent of a child with a disability, attorney Amanda L. Becker appreciates your struggles as you seek legal advice on how to plan for your own child’s needs. She understands how the uncertainty of your loved one’s future can seem unsettling or outright terrifying. You will not be just another client when you decide to work with our firm. Your needs and best interests will receive our thoughtful attention.
At Becker Law & Advocacy PLLC, we pride ourselves on bringing a personal approach to our law practice while committing ourselves to provide our clients with legal services that deliver results.
Learn About Our Lead Attorney
Amanda L. Becker, the founder of Becker Law & Advocacy PLLC, has been an attorney for over 15 years. She has lived and worked in London and New York throughout her career. She is an active member of the New York, Suffolk and Nassau County bar associations.
During law school and over the course of her diverse professional journey, Ms. Becker has steadfastly advocated for people’s rights, as well as protecting global financial institutions from money laundering and terrorist financing. She is available to apply her sharp analytical skills to your case. As you decide whether to contact our law firm, you can get to know more about her through the information provided below.
Our Lawyer’s Interests As Reflected In Her Early Positions After Law School
A graduate of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsburg Law Center, while she was in law school, Ms. Becker participated in the civil rights litigation clinic, assisting in litigation involving persons with mental disabilities and specializing in advocacy for wrongfully committed patients. During her time with the family law clinic, she acted as counsel under attorney supervision representing men and women seeking orders of protection due to domestic violence.
Ms. Becker later interned at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) assisting in the preparation of litigation and mediation in claims arising out of Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). At the attorney general’s office, Ms. Becker acted as an intern mediator advocating for consumer rights in the Consumer Rights Investigation Bureau. Ms. Becker was also the first legal intern for the Honorable John Kelly in Suffolk County family court.
Experience In Regulations, Family Law And People With Special Needs
Prior to opening Becker Law & Advocacy PLLC, Ms. Becker spent the majority of her career focusing on regulatory matters at top global financial institutions. She has also volunteered her time with Nassau/Suffolk Law Services, receiving an award from the Suffolk County Bar Association, Suffolk County Pro Bono Foundation, and the Nassau/Suffolk Law Services for exemplary service to the pro bono project for representing low-income clients in divorce and custody proceedings.
Ms. Becker is very involved in the special needs community, previously serving as a board member at the Hagedorn Little Village School Parent Association and the Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) in Massapequa, New York. Recently, Ms. Becker co-directed a fundraiser where a portion of the proceeds went to Deaf Child Worldwide, a leading international organization located in the United Kingdom that provides support for deaf children in developing countries
Enlist An Advocate With A Rich Background
With her diverse legal experience and personal passion for assisting parents of children with disabilities, attorney Becker is well-suited to take on complex legal issues affecting such families and individuals. She also offers estate planning and probate services to the general public.