Amanda Highlander,
Of Counsel

Amanda Highlander

Amanda Highlander has a well-rounded civil litigation background, including work in domestic relations, civil litigation, criminal law, municipal law, and bankruptcy matters. She quickly recognized the importance of client-focused practice as working with families in transition is her passion. She is quickly becoming a premier domestic relations attorney, committed to the highest level of integrity and expertise. Amanda is a young leader in the State and Local Bar Associations, serving to advance justice under the law for all.  A native of Edwardsville, Amanda has been an integral part of the service community in the Glen-Ed area. She has served as President of the Board of Directors for the Metro East Humane Society and anticipates becoming involved with other charitable pursuits in the future.   


  • Missouri, 2010
  • Illinois, 2011

Work Experience:

  • The Shaw Law Group, Jennifer A. Shaw, P.C., Of Counsel (2017-present)
  • Sherer Law, Associate (2012-2013)
  • Byron Carlson Petri & Kalb, LLC., Associate (2010-2013)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Women and the Law Committee member
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards:

  • Golden Quill Award, Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition, 2008-2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Metro East Humane Society, Board of Directors, former President

Metro St. Louis
Tier 1
Family Law



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