Hawks Hired! Amanda Andrade ’24

Hawks Hired highlights the accomplishments of soon to be and recent RWU graduates as they finalize the next steps in their career journeys. Amanda will be joining Fletcher Tilton PC as a Estate Planning Paralegal. Read on to learn more about her next chapter following graduation.

What was your program of study at RWU? B.S. in Legal Studies

Graduation year? May 2024

Where is your next adventure? (Company/School and Role) Estate Planning Paralegal at Fletcher Tilton PC

What are you most looking forward to in this new role? Expanding my knowledge in Elder Law and growing as a professional.

What was the process like of landing this job/next opportunity? I have been interning at Fletcher Tilton PC since January of 2023. I was able to express my interest in a permanent role in the firm when a position opened and began transitioning into the paralegal role in February of 2024.

Who helped you during your job search/graduate school process? I was able to find the intern role at Fletcher Tilton PC on Handshake. My career advisor Kevin Deeb has assisted me in perfecting my professional branding.

What advice do you have to students who are in the process of finding a job/going to graduate school? Find a job where you are trying something new. I knew nothing about Estate Planning when I started as an intern and learned I loved this area of the law. I am lucky enough to absolutely love my job, and I am proud of the work I am doing.

Want to share your next steps with the CCPD? Email Kevin (kdeeb@rwu.edu) in the CCPD to learn more about sharing with us!

By Kevin Deeb
Kevin Deeb Career Advisor