AMANDA L. SISLEY
Amanda was raised in Mystic and attended Stonington schools under her maiden name, Amanda Plasse. Amanda graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut in 2001 and received her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Amanda actively participated in the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES clinic) as a student and then a research assistant. She assisted refugees who have fled human rights abuses, in their home countries, and those seeking religious or political asylum in the United States. Amanda also worked as a Judicial Extern for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Upon graduation, Amanda served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jane B. Cantor, J.S.C. in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Thereafter she practiced in Newark, New Jersey with the law firm Greenberg, Dauber, Epstein and Tucker, P.C. where she represented various businesses and individual clients in commercial matters, including labor and employment disputes, construction disputes, contract negotiations and disputes, landlord-tenant actions, intellectual property disputes, contested wills and white-collar criminal investigations.
Upon returning to New London County, Amanda gained valuable litigation experience at a New London law firm before joining Block, Janney and Pascal, LLC, a multi-concentration law firm serving businesses and individuals throughout Eastern Connecticut. At Block, Janney & Pascal, Amanda again focuses her practice on commercial litigation; including zoning and municipal appeals, foreclosures, labor and employment disputes, construction disputes, contract negotiations and disputes, and collection actions.
Amanda is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the New London County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law before the District Courts of both Connecticut and New Jersey and the state courts of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, she and her husband reside in Mystic.