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Amanda Bevins - Napa, CA

1766 Third StreetSuite B Napa, CA 94559

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Updated: 01/13/2021

Napa Criminal Law Lawyer


For over two decades, Amanda Bevins has practiced juvenile and adult criminal defense in counties throughout Northern California. Prior to opening BevinsLaw, Amanda worked for Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty focusing on civil and criminal litigation. Before DP&F, Amanda was a partner at Gagen McCoy, a prominent East Bay business litigation and criminal firm for 18 years.
​Amanda handles all aspects and levels of criminal law and has substantial court and jury trial experience...

About Amanda Bevins

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law


Bar Admissions

  • California

Other Affiliations

  • Napa County Juvenile Justice Commission – Commissioner 2011 – Present
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice -Member 1994 - Present
  • Napa County Bar Association - Member - 2014 - Present
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association – Board of Directors – 2010 – 2015
  • Contra Costa Bar Association Judicial Nomination Evaluation Committee – 2007- 2010

Classes and Seminars

  • Contra Costa County Criminal Conflict Panel – Board of Directors 2012 – 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Napa County Peer Court – Coordinator - 2014-2016
  • Napa County Gang and Youth Violence Commission – Commissioner 2011 – Present

Past Positions

  • Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty
  • Gagen McCoy, Partner


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1993
  • New York University
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Departmental Honors
  • San Francisco State University, 1990


Published Works

  • “Supreme Court Justices Are People Too: A Review of Sonia Sotomayor’s “My Beloved World.””, Contra Costa Lawyer, August 2013
  • “Courthouse Step Dwellers: Violating Sherman’s Trust or Assisting Sallie Mae?”, Contra Costa Lawyer, May 2013
  • “From the Other Side Of The Jury Box”, Contra Costa Lawyer June 2008, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2008
  • Amanda Rubin, “Prison Law – Before and After Wilson v. Seiter: Cases Challenging the Conditions of Confinement in the Ninth Circuit”, 22 Golden Gate U. L. Rev (1992)

Office Information


1766 Third StreetSuite B Napa, CA 94559


  • 707-492-5357


Other Sources of Feedback About Amanda Bevins

Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list

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