Amy Jo McGuigan joined Swanson & McNamara LLP in 2015. She earned her paralegal certificate from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to joining Swanson & McNamara, Amy worked for the Federal Public Defender in the Northern District of California for 15 years where she assisted in several trials including four complex death penalty cases, one of which resulted in an acquittal.
Amy serves as the CLE coordinator for the executive board of the San Francisco Bar Association, Paralegal Section and is also the secretary of the board of directors for the San Francisco Paralegal Association. She is a member of the National Association of Paralegals.
Amy is the 2019 recipient of the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations (CAPA) Paralegal of the Year.