Portland Attorney Amanda Alvarez Thibeault

Amanda Alvarez Thibeault

Amanda Alvarez Thibeault represents individuals at all stages on a wide variety of criminal matters in state and federal court.

Prior to joining Angeli Law Group, Ms. Thibeault spent the last decade as a trial level defense attorney, first at Metropolitan Public Defender in Portland, Oregon, and then eventually running her own practice for several years. Ms. Thibeault has extensive trial experience on cases ranging from misdemeanor charges of DUII all the way to Murder allegations. Beyond her litigation practice, Ms. Thibeault assisted several clients at the pre-indictment stage, resulting in the district attorney's office choosing not to bring charges against her clients on multiple occasions. In addition to her state court practice, Ms. Thibeault also appears in federal court, where she has argued several motions in the District of Oregon including trying a complex drug trafficking case to jury.

Ms. Thibeault has tried nearly 50 cases, including over 30 jury trials. In addition to her trial successes, Ms. Thibeault was regularly sought out by other attorneys for motion assistance and trial strategy consultation. Her creative efforts have resulted in multiple favorable opinions from a variety of trial court judges and appellate opinions from the Oregon Court of Appeals.

Ms. Thibeault graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a BA in Psychology, where she received honors for designing an undergraduate research project whose results were put into publication. She graduated magna cum laude from Lewis and Clark Law School, where she was a Member and Articles editor for The Lewis and Clark Law Review. She has previously served as a volunteer for the California Innocence Project.