Amanda M. FosterAssistant Professor of Law
EducationB.A., Loyola College, 2001
J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law, 2004
Amanda M. Bertrand Foster is an Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, where she teaches Lawyering Skills & Values I and II, Civil Procedure, and Women & the Law. Professor Foster joined the Shepard Broad Law Center in July 2010 after two semesters as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where she taught Legal Research and Writing. Prior to entering academia, Professor Foster enjoyed a five-year career as a litigator in the Princeton, New Jersey area. Professor Foster represented clients in commercial and civil litigation matters. Immediately following graduation from law school, Professor Foster served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jane Grall, JAD in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. As a law student, Professor Foster served as a summer judicial intern for the Honorable Arthur N. Votolato in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Professor Foster graduated from Loyola College in Maryland in 2001 with a B.A. in Political Science and French. As an undergraduate, Professor Foster studied abroad in Montpelier, France and Melbourne, Australia. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island in 2004. As a law student, Professor Foster participated in a Comparative Advocacy Internship Program in London, England. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.