Amanda J. Mank – Associate

Amanda J. Mank began working with Craig & Craig, LLC in the Mattoon office as an Associate Attorney in 2018, after graduating from the University of Illinois College of Law with a J.D. degree. During law school, Ms. Mank worked for the City of Champaign Legal Department. Ms. Mank volunteered her services in the Champaign County Circuit Clerk’s Annual Expungement and Record Sealing Summit in 2016 and 2017.

Ms. Mank earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois in 2013. For thirteen years, prior to and during law school, Ms. Mank served as Village President of Longview, Illinois.

Since joining Craig & Craig, LLC, Ms. Mank has focused on Municipal Law, Estates and Trusts, and Real Estate Transactions.


Practice Areas



  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2018

  • University of Illinois, B.A., 2013



  • 2018, Illinois


Memberships and Honors

  • Illinois State Bar Association (2018 to present)

  • Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association (2018 to present)

  • Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association (2018 to present)



  • Author, Pre-employment Screening, Negligent Hiring, and Policy Concerns for Illinois Municipalities, 16 Journal of Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association 14-21 (2018).

  • Co-author, ISBA The Public Servant newsletter, article, ‘Weapons of War’ and the Second Amendment, (2018), Click here to read this article.


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