Block, Janney & Associates in Mystic & Norwich, CT
Mystic Office
Eric M. Janney & Matthew J. Curtiss
Mystic Packer Building, 12 Roosevelt Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
860.536.9100 phone • 860.536.9993 fax
  Norwich Office
Mark E. Block & Amanda L. Sisley
138 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
860.889.3855 phone • 860.886.6352 fax
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Amanda was raised in Mystic and attended Stonington schools under her maiden name, Amanda Plasse. Amanda graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut in 2001 and received her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Amanda actively participated in the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES clinic) as a student and then a research assistant. She assisted refugees who have fled human rights abuses, in their home countries, and those seeking religious or political asylum in the United States. Amanda also worked as a Judicial Extern for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Upon graduation, Amanda served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jane B. Cantor, J.S.C. in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Thereafter she practiced in Newark, New Jersey with the law firm Greenberg, Dauber, Epstein and Tucker, P.C. where she represented various businesses and individual clients in commercial matters, including labor and employment disputes, construction disputes, contract negotiations and disputes, landlord-tenant actions, intellectual property disputes, contested wills and white-collar criminal investigations.

Amanda's current practice includes commercial litigation, zoning and municipal appeals, labor and employment disputes, construction disputes, contract negotiations and disputes, foreclosures, landlord-tenant disputes, collection actions, probate litigation and commercial and residential real estate.

Amanda is a member of the New London County Bar Association and currently serves on the governing board of Safe Futures, Inc. She is admitted to practice law before the District Courts of Connecticut and the state courts of Connecticut and New York.

Amanda, her husband and daughter reside in Mystic.