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Amanda Malapanes Shadden - Attorney


J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI, 2023
B.S., Rockford University, Rockford, IL, Anthropology and Sociology, 2008

Professional Background

Amanda rejoined Reilly Law Offices is 2023 after leaving in 2013 to become a stay-at-home parent. Her love for the legal field inspired her to continue her education, which she was thrilled to do at the University of Wisconsin Law School. At UW Law, Amanda participated in the Consumer Law Clinic where she provided legal assistance to low-income individuals in the Madison, WI area. She also did pro bono work for Legal Action Wisconsin’s bankruptcy clinics. Before taking time off to stay home with her children, Amanda was an Illinois licensed real estate salesperson. Amanda is a passionate, hardworking advocate who enjoys a challenge.

Professional Associations

Amanda is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.


Illinois State Courts
Wisconsin State Courts
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Personal Background

Amanda is a Chicagoland native who has lived in the Rockford area since 2003. She enjoys cooking, crafting and being outdoors. During the warmer months, Amanda volunteers as a Bluebird Monitor for the Winnebago County Forest Preserves. Amanda and her husband stay busy with their three school-aged children, one dog, and a hedgehog.