Amanda G. Taylor, a Butler Snow attorney in Austin, is set to train Texas judges on the Texas Citizens’ Participation Act (TCPA) on Monday, October 28 at the Texas Center for the Judiciary Conference. Based on the bench book she authored, Amanda will present on the substance and procedure of TCPA motions to dismiss and monetary relief, as well as cover the 2019 legislative amendments, case law updates and litigation trends. The presentation will help Texas judges anticipate and properly decide advanced issues under the TCPA.
Amanda is a board-certified civil appellate specialist who routinely represents clients in both district and appellate courts across Texas. Her practice areas are widely varied and include disputes regarding contracts, business organizations, employment, shareholders, fiduciaries, trusts, the TCPA, fraud/misrepresentation, real property, franchise and sales tax, and consumers. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers® as a Texas Super Lawyer for civil appellate practice every year since 2014 and was named as a Top 50 Central/West Texas Lawyer in 2018 and 2019. She was also honored as a 2019 Top Austin Attorney in Appellate Law by Austin Monthly.
Amanda is the immediate past Chair of the Civil Appellate Section of the Austin Bar Association, is a regular CLE speaker for both the State Bar of Texas and the UT School of Law and serves as a mentor for the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association. Amanda received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law.