Amanda Preston is a litigator whose practice focuses on complex commercial, construction and products liability litigation.

    As a law student, Amanda was the executive editor of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review and was a member of the University of Miami’s Moot Court Board. She participated in the St. John’s Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon and was quarter-finalist in the National Moot Court Competition and the Kaufman Memorial Moot Court Competition, placing second for Best Oralist.

    A proponent for her community, Amanda has worked with Legal Services of Greater Miami, a program dedicated to providing free legal services to low-income communities, on matters relating to landlord-tenant, Section 8 and public housing issues. She has also organized investor education sessions to inform underexposed individuals about investment fundamentals for the University of Miami Investor’s Rights Clinic.

    Amanda has assisted with the research, edit and update of textbooks and manuals involving Construction Law and Florida Lien Law. She is also a member of the Caribbean Bar Association.

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    • Litigating complex breach of warranty and construction defect claims against developers, design professionals and contractors involving high-rise, luxury real estate.
    • Representing commercial landlords in eviction and civil actions involving breach of complex lease agreements.
    • Representing condominium associations in arbitration proceedings before state agencies involving issues related to enforcement of governing documents.
    • Litigated declaratory judgment actions involving assignments and transfers of community association common element property.
    • Defended clients in a variety of circuit court cases, agency proceedings, administrative hearings and in municipal enforcement board proceedings.
    • Handled judgment enforcement proceedings, employing proceedings supplementary.
    • Provided general counsel to clients, including the negotiation and drafting of construction, maintenance and utility service agreements, preparation of covenants, bylaws and other governing documents, and assistance with directors’ and membership meetings and elections.

    Education

    • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, executive editor, Inter-American Law Review, 2016
    • Hofstra University, B.A., cum laude, Dean’s List, 2012

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2016
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