Amanda Tuff-Overes

Amanda joins us as a Student-at-Law after completing her Juris Doctor at the University of Alberta in the spring of 2021. An active advocate for access to justice throughout her studies, Amanda acted as the Coordinator for the University of Alberta chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada, volunteered with the Queen’s Bench Amicus project and Student Legal Services Family project, and sat as Co-Chair of the Mental Health and Wellness Committee for the Faculty of Law.

With a background in business, life coaching, emergency medicine, and early childhood education, Amanda brings a down-to-earth, experience-based approach to helping individuals navigate the complexities of human interactions and relationships during periods of transition. She strives to find creative, forward-facing solutions that work for her clients no matter what the circumstances.

Trauma-informed, LGBTQ2IA+ and lifestyle friendly, Amanda has a particular passion for helping polyamorous and non-traditional families navigate the unique challenges these relationships face within the Canadian family law system.