Amanda Stanley has been hired as the City Attorney for the City of Topeka. Stanley was previously general counsel for the League of Kansas Municipalities. Stanley will start as the City Attorney on August 23rd.
“I am excited to announce that Amanda Stanley has accepted the position of City Attorney. She has a tremendous amount of experience working with municipalities and will be a great asset to the city,” said City Manager Brent Trout.
Stanley has worked as a licensed attorney for seven years including for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Wichita and for the Kansas Court of Appeals. Stanley was named State League Counsel of the Year for the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) in 2020 and also received the Kansas Bar Association 2020 Outstanding Service Award. Stanley graduated from Newman University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology in 2008 and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2014.
“Topeka has been my home for more than a decade. I have a passion for local government and I am excited for the opportunity to serve my local community as City Attorney,” said Stanley.