Amy Jo McGuigan, ACP, CEDS, CAS

Senior Paralegal

Amy Jo McGuigan joined Swanson & McNamara LLP in 2015. She earned her paralegal certificate from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to joining Swanson & McNamara, Amy worked for the Federal Public Defender in the Northern District of California for 15 years where she assisted in several trials including four complex death penalty cases, one of which resulted in an acquittal.


Advanced Certified Paralegal- ACP  

Certified e-Discovery Specialist- CEDS

California Advanced Specialist in Discovery- CAS

Board Memberships:

Chair– San Francisco Bar Association, Paralegal Section

Vice President– San Francisco Paralegal Association

Director– Women in eDiscovery, San Francisco Chapter

Ethics Board– National Federation of Paralegal Associations



2019 recipient of the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations (CAPA) Paralegal of the Year award.

2020- National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) National Affiliate of the Year.  


CMFF Cellebrite Mobile Forensic Fundamentals- 2021

ACEDS eDiscovery Executive Certificate- 2021

ACEDS eDiscovery Technology Certificate- 2021

FTK BootCamp- 21 hours digital forensic training- 2020