Amanda J. Davis

Amanda J. Davis

Partner
Location:
Huntington, West Virginia
Phone:
304-840-0035
Fax:
304-522-1345
Email:

Ms. Davis has worked with Mr. McQueen since her graduation from law school and has worked with him in numerous trials, depositions, and hearings during that time. Since founding McQueen Davis, PLLC in 2012, she has focused her practice in the areas of child Abuse & Neglect and Family court cases involving child custody issues. She serves as a Guardian Ad Litem for children and represents foster parents and parents in Circuit Courts, and she is frequently appointed in Family Courts to protect the interests of children in divorce cases involving visitation or custody issues. She continues to assist Mr. McQueen in areas of his practice. 

Ms. Davis' previous legal experience was in plaintiff work and federal government. She served as a law clerk at Barkan + Neff while attending law school in Columbus, Ohio. While at Barkan + Neff, she assisted disabled clients from Ohio and Northern West Virginia in obtaining disability income benefits and supplemental security income.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Davis worked as a clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. There, she assisted attorneys and paralegals in trial preparation for several major cases including the prosecutions in the Keystone National Bank failure case. She assisted with both civil and criminal cases.

Ms. Davis graduated from West Virginia State College [now West Virginia State University] in 2000 with an Associate Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. In May 2003, she received a Juris Doctorate and Certificate of Concentration in Juvenile and Family Law from Capital University Law School.

While attending law school, she was involved in many volunteer projects providing food to local food pantries, gathering school supplies for inner-city schools, donating clothing to shelters for battered and abused women and children, and providing clothing for the homeless. Ms. Davis also volunteered at the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. As a volunteer for the foundation, she reviewed and summarized the decisions of courts throughout the United States on Family Law issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Automobile and large truck accidents
  • Products liability
  • Premises liability
  • Commercial and small business litigation
  • Insurance bad faith and unfair claims settlement practices

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2003

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Major: Certificate of Concentration in Juvenile and Family Law
  • West Virginia State College
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: Associate Degree in Business Management
    • Major: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cabell County Bar Association
  • Wayne County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia, Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Member of the Hamlin Women's Club