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Amanda Brandy Van Wyhe

Amanda Brandy Van Wyhe

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  • Divorce, Family Law, Juvenile Law...
  • Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota
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Summary

While in law school, Mrs. Van Wyhe was an active member of the South Dakota Law Review and volunteered as a C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court. Following law school and prior to starting in private practice, Amanda was a law clerk for the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Amanda entered private practice in 2006 at the Vriezelaar law firm as an associate and became a partner in 2011. In 2009, Mrs. Van Wyhe was officially recognized and commended by the Iowa Supreme Court for contributing more than 50 hours of pro bono service. Starting February 2014, Amanda was elected to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for Judicial Election District 3B. Mrs. Van Wyhe's term on the Judicial Nominating Commission will end in January 2020. Mrs. Van Wyhe also serves on the Woodbury County Bar Association's Fee Arbitration Committee.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Collaborative Law
  • Adoption
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Phone Consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
Nebraska
South Dakota
8th Circuit
Northern District of Iowa Federal Court
Winnebago Tribal Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney - Mediator - Owner
Van Wyhe Law Firm & Mediation Center, PLC
- Current
Attorney- Partner -Owner
Vriezelaar, Tigges, Edgington, Bottaro, Boden & Ross, LLP
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Education
University of South Dakota School of Law
J.D. / Law (2005)
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Activities: South Dakota Law Review - Lead Articles Editor & Published Author
University of South Dakota
B.A. / Political Science & Psychology (2002)
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Honors: University Scholar (Honors Program) - Thesis with Distinction
Awards
Superb Rating
Avvo
High Ethical Standing
Martindale-Hubbell
Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Recognition for Pro Bono Service
Iowa Supreme Court
Professional Associations
Nebraska State Bar # 23586
Member
Current
Winnebago Tribal Court
Member
Current
Iowa State Bar Association -Family Law Section
Member
Current
South Dakota State Bar
Member
Current
Iowa Association for Justice
Member
Current
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
Member
Current
Woodbury County Bar Association
Member
Current
Northwest Iowa Collaborative Law Professionals
Member
Current
International Academy of Collaborative Law Professionals
Member
Current
Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association -IFAPA
Member
Current
Woodbury County Fee Arbitration Committee
Member
Current
Judicial Nominating Commission - Third Judicial District
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Collaborative Law
Family Law Mediation
Iowa Holiday Parenting Time Schedule (Sioux City Divorce Lawyer Blog)
Shared Physical Care Schedules (Sioux City Divorce Lawyer Blog)
What Will My Divorce Cost? (Sioux City Divorce Lawyer Blog)
An Argument in Favor of Abrogating the Use of the Best Interests of the Child Standard to Circumvent the Jurisdictional Provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act in South Dakota (49 South Dakota Law Review 107)
South Dakota Law Review
Speaking Engagements
Family Law Continuing Legal Education - A Little Bit of This and That, Sioux City, Iowa
Iowa Legal Aid
Certifications
Divorce & Family Law Mediation (Iowa)
Association for Conflict Resolution Approved Training
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Sioux City Divorce Lawyer - Van Wyhe Law Firm & Mediation Center, PLC
1720 Summit Street
Sioux City, IA 51105
USA
Telephone: (712) 212-9101
Fax: (712) 224-2604