Amanda Parra Criste joined our New Lawyers Group (NLG) in 2015. The NLG provides our newest lawyers with the opportunity to gain exposure to different practice areas and lawyering styles before making a commitment to a specific practice. Individuals in the NLG may focus on a particular area of practice, or compare practices, during their first year with Jones Day. Amanda focuses on servicing clients in Latin America.Amanda has experience on cross-border matters, including assisting on the drafting of a white paper on changes to Chile's bankruptcy laws. Her pro bono experience includes participation in the Firm's nationwide effort to assist unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United States from violence in Central America.