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Amanda Gnau, Esq.
Amanda Gnau represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, child support, custody, alimony, marital asset division, paternity, and guardianship. She also manages contempt and modification actions.
Exceptional Legal Writer and Researcher
Attorney Gnau previously clerked for the Honorable Thomas J. Barbar of the Middlesex Probate & Family Court. As a Judicial Law Clerk, Attorney Gnau assisted in the drafting of judgments, findings, rationale, and orders in divorce, modification, and contempt matters. Through this experience, she refined her legal research and writing skills, as well as her analytical abilities.
These skills are certainly transferable for Attorney Gnau. In her practice, she has been able to draw upon her clerkship experience, for instance, when drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses, settlement proposals, and separation agreements.
A Client-Centered Attorney and Zealous Advocate
Attorney Gnau’s approach to lawyering is not only methodical, well-considered, and legally sound, it also centers around her client. As a practicing family law and divorce lawyer, Attorney Gnau has amassed considerable experience strategizing with clients and discussing the status and trajectory of their cases.
Attorney Gnau’s client-centered approach, coupled with her legal acumen, inform her strong advocacy skills in negotiation and throughout the litigation process.
Distinguished Academic Record
Throughout her academic career, Attorney Gnau was consistently recognized for her stellar academic achievements. Attorney Gnau graduated cum laude from New England Law | Boston. During her time there, she earned her spot on the Dean’s List every semester. She was also a recipient of numerous academic honors, including the Dean’s Award and the New England Scholar Award. Additionally, Attorney Gnau received multiple CALI Awards–for her Divorce Practice, Contracts II, and Land Use courses. Notably, CALI Awards are given only to the student with the highest grade in the class. Lastly, Attorney Gnau was a Sandra Day O’Connor Scholar.
Before law school, Attorney Gnau graduated Magna Cum Laude from Endicott College. Much like her experience at New England Law | Boston, Attorney Gnau frequently earned her spot on the Dean’s List. She was also the recipient of the Humanities Awards and authored a self-published novel for her senior thesis. Undoubtedly, Attorney Gnau’s perseverance and intelligence, which propelled her distinguished academic record, have served her well in her legal practice.