Amy Jo McGuigan, CEDS

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.


Certified e-Discovery Specialist- ACEDS- May 2021, expires May 2023

Board Memberships:

President– San Francisco Paralegal Association

Vice-Chair– San Francisco Bar Association, Paralegal Section

Ethics Board– National Federation of Paralegal Associations

Membership Director– Women in eDiscovery, San Francisco Chapter


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