Elected via unanimous decision, Sandberg Phoenix Counsel Amanda McNelley will serve on the Board of Directors for Kids In The Middle starting in 2014.
Kids In The Middle is a not-for-profit organization that helps children, parents and families thrive during and after divorce through counseling, education and support and promises healthier futures for children of divorced families.
Since 1977, Kids In The Middle has been providing group counseling for children whose parents were separated, divorced or remarried. The organization has expanded to serve the whole family, including parents. Kids In The Middle has an unparalleled base of knowledge and relevant experience offering the most comprehensive, expert counseling in the field. In addition to the counseling services provided at its St. Louis County office, Kids In The Middle helps children and families in schools through its School Outreach Counseling program.
Kids In The Middle provides a safe, confidential and objective place for children and parents to work through family transition issues.
Joining Sandberg Phoenix in 2012 as counsel, Amanda has more than eleven years of experience as a respected and sought-after Family Law attorney. She specifically focuses her legal practice on dissolutions of marriage involving high-net-worth asset divisions, modifications, high-conflict custody disputes, paternity actions, and also acts as a Guardian ad Litem in St. Louis County and St. Louis City.
Amanda resides in Kirkwood with her husband and their three daughters. She is actively involved with St. Peter Parish & School and as a Girl Scout Leader, and served as an Americorps National Service Member, with more than 1,700 hours of community service completed in the St. Louis area.
About Sandberg Phoenix
Established in 1979, Sandberg Phoenix is consistently rated one of the St. Louis area’s top law firms, and recently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms national survey as a Top-Tier 1 law firm. With more than 110 attorneys across seven offices in Kansas, Missouri and Illinois, our work is concentrated in the areas of Business, Business Litigation, Health Law, and Products Liability. As a recognized and respected firm, we are called upon to work with in-house corporate counsel and various independent firms. Sandberg Phoenix stands behind our promise to provide superior client service with a rare client service guarantee, ensuring that every client receives timely, responsive and cost-effective legal services.