Amanda Hamilton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Geneva, IL

Konicek & Dillon, PC
 | 21 West State Street, Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-313-2071
Fax: 630-262-9659
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Defense (40%),
  • Appellate (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Amanda J. Hamilton is an attorney with the Konicek & Dillon, P.C., law firm in Geneva, Illinois. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than eight years of legal experience, Ms. Hamilton represents the needs and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Chicago metro area and surrounding counties who are dealing with legal issues involving any of the following:

  • Legal and professional liability and malpractice
  • Business litigation
  • Criminal defense

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Ms. Hamilton also has extensive experience handling appeals before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court. In all cases, Ms. Hamilton provides invaluable counsel and support to her clients while zealously advocating on their behalf to help them achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their unique circumstances.

A Presidential Scholarship recipient, Ms. Hamilton earned her undergraduate degrees in economics, business administration and communication from Augustana College, where she graduated summa cum laude in 2007. She then served as a White House intern and accepted a presidential appointment with the U.S. Department of State, where she worked closely with Secretary Condoleezza Rice in the Bureau of Public Affairs.

Following this, Ms. Hamilton attended both the Northern Illinois University Graduate School of Business and the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating from each, magna cum laude, in 2011 with a Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor respectively. A full merit and academic scholarship recipient in law school, she was heavily involved with the National Moot Court Competition, and she served as assistant editor of the Northern Illinois University College of Law Review. She also received the Constitutional Law Excellence Award for her exceptional academic achievements.

Along with practicing before all Illinois state courts, Ms. Hamilton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern districts of Illinois and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Illinois. Highly active in her legal community, she is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane and DuPage County bar associations, among her other professional affiliations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Professional Liability (40%)

Appellate (30%): Appeals

Business/Corporate (10%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2020

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About Amanda Hamilton

Admitted: 2011, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.konicekdillonlaw.com/Who-We-Are/Amanda-J-Hamilto...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 2% of Lawyers Under 40, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2019
  • Top 2% of Lawyers Under 40, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2018
  • Received Outstanding New Lawyer Award (attorneys practicing 8 years or less) based on evaluation criteria of: Commitment to the Bar Association through committee involvement and other recognized contributions to the Bar Association and/or the legal profession; Commitment to community involvement; High level of professional development for their career level. Promote a positive view of the legal profession through integrity and professional responsibility., Outstanding New Lawyer, Kane County Bar Association, 2018
  • Top 2% of Lawyers Under 40, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2017
  • Top 2% of Lawyers Under 40, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2016
  • Top 2% of Lawyers Under 40, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Manager, Kane County Bar Association Board of Managers, 2018
  • Member, Committee on Judicial Evaluations Outside Cook, Illinois State Bar Association, 2018
  • Chair, Legal Ethics Committee, Kane County Bar Association , 2018
  • Member, Appellate Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Kane County Bar Association, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Attorney Volunteer, Administer Justice and Gospel Justice Initiative, 2018
  • Attorney Volunteer, CASA Kane County, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, 2011
  • M.B.A., Northern Illinois University Graduate School of Business Magna Cum Laude, 2011
  • B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island, IL Majors: Economics, Business Administration, Communication Minor: Political Science Summa Cum Laude, Lincoln Academy Student Laureate, Augustana Honors Scholar, Dean's List, 2007
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Office Location for Amanda Hamilton

21 West State Street
Geneva, IL 60134

Phone: 630-313-2071

Fax: 630-262-9659

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Last Updated: 10/20/2019

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