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Amanda Postel is a bilingual associate attorney in Hawks Quindel’s Madison office. Attorney Postel’s practice focuses on representing Spanish-speaking clients in workers compensation, personal injury, and family law cases.
When not at work, she enjoys biking, latin dancing, playing board games, and attending community events such as summer festivals and Forward Madison Flamingos soccer matches.
Attorney Postel graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin law school in 2017 and joined Hawks Quindel as a bilingual associate attorney in 2019.
During law school, Attorney Postel worked for the Economic Justice Institute’s Immigrant Justice Clinic, representing incarcerated clients facing deportation proceedings and victims of crime seeking permanent residency through the U nonimmigrant status (U visa). Attorney Postel helped to organize a law student volunteer trip to a family detention center in Dilley, Texas, to represent detained mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States. In law school, Attorney Postel also created a new legal education program for Madison teens called Street Law, in collaboration with Madison Police Officer Jared Prado, Centro Hispano of Dane County, and the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Attorney Postel worked for the University of Wisconsin Law School Academic Enhancement Program, teaching and facilitating discussion groups for domestic and international students enrolled in courses on Contract Law, Property Law, and International Trade Law.
Attorney Postel has volunteered for the Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Dane County Eviction Defense Project and has represented clients in landlord/tenant matters. In 2019, Amanda travelled with a group of attorneys to Tijuana to volunteer for Al Otro Lado to provide legal assistance to asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico to be allowed into the United States to begin the asylum process.
Attorney Postel is admitted to practice in Wisconsin state courts and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Dane County Bar Association.
Attorney Postel received several honors throughout her law school career. She was a Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship recipient for two years, which supported her in studying Portuguese in addition to the law school curriculum. She also received the Ray and Ethel Brown Award in recognition of outstanding public service.
Attorney Postel was chosen by Equal Justice Works to be a member of the first class of Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellows in 2016, which enabled her to dedicate a summer of law school to providing legal education and outreach services to rural farmworkers and migrant workers in Wisconsin. Attorney Postel was recognized by the State Bar of Wisconsin for performing 235 hours of pro bono service during her law school career.
Attorney Postel graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2017. Prior to law school, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Geography, and completed a Certificate in Global Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Attorney Postel developed and taught the University of Wisconsin Law School’s first official service-learning course, entitled Translating Law for Lay Audiences with Professor Cecelia Klingele in 2018.