Name: Amanda Baggett
Family: Matt (husband), John and Susannah (2) and Bo (10 months)
Pets: A mutt named Banjo
Education: University of Georgia undergrad (Go Dawgs!) and Mercer University School of Law
Admitted to the Bar: 2004
Employed by: Rogers Towers
Field of practice: Board certified in construction law
Professional organizations: The Jacksonville Bar Association, UGA Alumni Association, Women’s Council — Associated Builders and Contractors and American Society of Highway Engineers
Community involvement: ACE Mentor Program of Northeast Florida. I mentor high school students at Orange Park High School with an interest in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction.
How did you become involved? I went to an informational meeting for prospective mentors.
How can someone else become involved? Call me! Or go to acementor.org/index.php/affiliates/florida/northeast/about-us/
What have you learned/achieved through the experience? That teenagers are extremely motivated to make their future career dreams a reality and to improve the world. They just need some guidance and support to make it happen.
What was the last book you read or are reading? “What Remains” by Carole Radziwill