Our Team

Amanda Spikes is an experienced paralegal/investigator, now working with Haddad & Sherwin.  Amanda began her career providing mental health services in jail, prison, and community mental health programs. Her work focused on assisting people affected by mental illness, addiction, violence, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS. Prior to joining Haddad and Sherwin in July of 2016, she was an investigator for the Habeas Corpus Resource Center on behalf of indigent death row prisoners seeking post-conviction relief.

Graduate School: City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology M.A., 2007

College: California State University East Bay, Paralegal Studies, 2014 Chaminade University of Honolulu, Psychology B.A., with honors, 2005 Chaminade University of Honolulu, Criminology & Criminal Justice B.S., with honors, 2005

Member: National Defender Investigator Association, San Francisco Paralegal Association

Personal: Amanda believes in living aloha. She enjoys being outdoors, yoga, taiji, qigong, baking, crocheting, traveling, and having adventures with her family and dogs.