Amanda Work serves as a key member of Swier Law Firm's office in Winner. Amanda focuses her practice on Criminal Law, Family Law, and Native Law.
Amanda is a graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law where she was a member of the Native American Law Student Association, Women in Law, and R.D. Hurd Volunteer Law School Society.
While attending law school, Amanda interned at the United States Attorney's Office - District of South Dakota, Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office, and Iowa Federal Public Defender's Office.
Amanda is a licensed member of the South Dakota State Bar, the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court.
Amanda serves on the Executive Board of Dakota Plains Legal Services, the South Dakota Project Rural Practice Committee, the Board of Directors for the Winner Chamber of Commerce, the South Dakota State Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee, and the South Dakota State Bar Association's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is the current Secretary/Treasurer of the South Dakota Indian Country Bar Association. Amanda is also a member of the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, the South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Rosebud Bar Association, the Sicangu Oyate Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Amanda grew up in West Virginia and attended West Virginia University, earning her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish and her Master of Arts Degree in Secondary Education (with a specialty in Spanish). Prior to joining Swier Law Firm, she worked as a high school Spanish teacher.
Amanda and her husband live in Winner where she is a member of the Beta Alpha chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and Rotary International. Her hobbies include traveling and watching West Virginia University Mountaineer football.