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About Amanda Rokita

Amanda Rokita is an Attorney and founder of Rokita Law P.C, a boutique law firm focused on utilizing our wealth of legal experience to deliver solution based resolutions to individuals and small businesses throughout CA.

 

Amanda has a proven track record, having represented small businesses through trial with amounts in controversy exceeding $1,000,000. Amanda has garnered several awards, including the 2022 SuperLawyers Recipient, which is awarded to the top 2.5% lawyers in CA and the 2022 SuperLawyers Rising Star Recipient, which is awarded to top lawyers under 40.

 

As an entrepreneur, Amanda knows first-hand that it takes a special type of person to break the mold and venture into business; someone who dares to take risks, goes against the odds, overcomes adversity, the unknown, challenges, and leaves their comfort zone to bring their vision to life. She loves her job as it allows her to protect small business owners and their assets adequately. Her clients benefit from her creative problem solving skills and demonstrated tact in developing strategic solutions tailored to each client’s needs. She is a staunch advocate who stands up for her client’s best interests and provides legal counsel that empowers individuals and businesses to achieve their goals seamlessly.

 

Since 2014, Ms. Rokita has assisted businesses seeking cannabis licensing applications, including an application for a medical marijuana cultivation facility license in Desert Hot Springs, CA, the first city in Southern California to legalize large-scale medical marijuana cultivation. Within her first year of practicing law, Amanda was one of the twelve attorneys chosen to participate in the Los Angeles Incubator Consortium Program, a partnership created among Southwestern Law School, UCLA School of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, local legal aid organizations and the Los Angeles County Law Library to support and assist law school graduates in starting their own solo, small firm, or non-profit practices. Incubator participants receive the infrastructure and basic training needed to start their own practice in order to serve the local community’s legal needs at an affordable cost. During law school, Amanda externed with the Los Angeles Law Library, where she drafted a step-by-step research guide on criminal record expungement, which is available at the Los Angeles Law Library.

 

Ms Rokita is also a founding board member of Lawyers ACT (Lawyers and Communities Together), a non-profit organization that supports team-spirited solo lawyers working within communities on innovative community-lawyering projects and policymaking in the South Bay. Ms. Rokita has also volunteered with Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles as an attorney for the Lawyers in the Library Program. She is a member of LA County Bar Association, Women’s Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

 

Amanda received her Juris Doctor from the Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts from the Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Outside of her legal practice, she is an animal lover who has two rescue dogs, Pedro and Lulu. In her spare time, she loves going to the beach, enjoying the sunshine, and traveling.

Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • United States District Court—Central District of California

Education

  • Juris Doctor—Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts—Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Organizations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Small Firms/Sole Practitioner Section-Membership Committee—Chair (December 2019-present)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Small Firms/Sole Practitioner Section-Executive Committee Member (July 2019-present)
  • Lawyers ACT (Lawyers and Communities Together)-Founding board member (May 2019-present)

Publications

  • CEB LAW Webinar “The Business of Law-Building Professional Confidence” (February 2020)
  • “Criminal Record Expungement Guide” Los Angeles Law Library. (May 2014)

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