Danella Rugile earned her Law Degree from Santa Clara University, School of Law, where she was the recipient of an Emery Merit Scholarship and the Gerald Moore Scholarship for International Human Rights.
Danella firmly believes all members of our community deserve legal representation. Early on in her legal career Danella Rugile served as a volunteer attorney for the Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley, assisting on cases involving survivors of Domestic Violence. She represented parties in domestic violence cases with various organizations, including representing low-income litigants in civil domestic violence hearings in Santa Clara Superior Court.
Prior to attending law school, Danella was a Parent Facilitator at the Redwood City Child Development Centers. She worked with low-income parents of preschoolers, empowering them to take charge of their children’s education. Danella also hosted a support group for Father's to encourage and empower them to play an active role in the education of their children. In addition, Danella acted as a mediator between parents and teachers if disputes arose, helping both sides reach an amicable resolution.
Danella pours her heart-felt passion and dedication to families into every case she takes. If you are looking for a family law attorney in San Jose that you can trust, call our office to schedule a consultation.
Santa Clara University School of Law,
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member, 2012
State Bar of California, Licensed, 2011
Amanda Maroney Burnside joined F&R Law Group in November, 2018, prior to which she worked in law firms for over 10 years. Amanda has experience in family law, employment law, civil law, class action lawsuits, and is a California Notary Public.
Amanda graduated from California State University - Chico in 2010. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with an Option in Legal Studies, a Minor in Criminal Justice, and a Paralegal Certificate.
While at CSU Chico, Amanda interned at the Community Legal Information Clinic (CLIC), a program providing no-cost legal information to low-income members of the Chico community. She was an intern in the Women’s Law Project from 2008-2009, and was the Director of the Family Law Project from 2009-2010.
In order to better understand the legal field and supplement her paralegal certificate, Amanda attended law school while also working full-time. Amanda received a Juris Doctorate Degree in 2019 from Northwestern California University in Sacramento, California.
When she is not working, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and their "babies", a toddler, a dog and a horse.
California State University - Chico: B.A. in Political Science,
Option in Legal Studies
Northwestern California University School of Law: Juris Doctor