Amanda Thorpe

Why Amanda

Intelligence, breadth of legal experience, and versatility. Amanda exemplifies these qualities. These are trying times and Amanda has already proven she has what it takes by leading the way in the legal community in its response to COVID-19. With the current challenges before the court, we need a judge with proven commitment to our community, not another political appointee.




Legal Experience:

Attorney at Hughes, Rote, Brouhard & Thorpe, LLP 2006-2018 and Cauble, Cauble & Selvig, LLP from 2018 as a civil litigator practicing family law, real property, landlord tenant, debtor/creditor, probate, construction, contract, business and other areas of areas of civil litigation.

Served as a Pro Tem Judge from 2017 to 2020 presiding over traffic court, small claims, landlord/tenant and city and county code violation citations.

Service to the Community and Awards:

Amanda's professional accomplishments and commitment to service are exemplified by her service on local and statewide boards and committees.

  • Josephine County Family Law Advisory Committee 2012 to present.
  • Oregon Women Lawyers Board of Directors 2015 to present.
  • Josephine County Women Lawyers, 2005 to present, Secretary 2007 to 2019.
  • Oregon State Bar Policy and Procedures Committee 2016 to 2018.
  • Oregon State Bar Family Law Executive Committee 2017 to present, Chair 2020, Secretary 2018, Listserv Monitor 2017-2019.
  • GPHS Will-a-thon Volunteer 2007 to 2017.
  • Mock Trial Volunteer: GPHS 2016, 2017, 2019; HVHS 2018.
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Justice Work Group 2018-2019
  • Zonta Rose Award Recipient 2018, honoring work with the Oregon Law Center on representing domestic violence victims.
  • Oregon Futbol Academy (OFA), soccer coach, 2019 to present
  • Oregon Law Review 2004-2006
  • Rogue Winterfest Volunteer/ Designer, raising funds to support mental health services in Josephine County, 2018 to present
  • Fought to keep courts open safely during COVID restrictions 2020
  • OSB Pro Bono COVID Referral Panel Volunteer 2020