Amanda received her Juris Doctor from Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law. During law school Amanda received a certificate of concentration in health law. She also obtained a year long fellowship certificate through Indiana University Health that focused on medical ethics where she completed research to be published in academic journals. Additionally, Amanda is certified as a registered mediator by the Indiana Supreme Court. While in law school, Amanda obtained an internship with a focus on adoption and assisted reproductive technology law. It was then that she had found her calling. Helping individuals build families through assisted reproduction and adoption has become a passion of Amanda's that gives her an endless feeling of joy, similar to that of her very rewarding prior experience as a nurse. Amanda graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s of Science and worked as a neonatal and pediatric nurse for 7 years. During her time as a nurse she attended the University of Indianapolis, and graduated top of her class with a Master’s of Science in Nursing.
Amanda has assisted intended parent(s), same-sex couples, gestational surrogates, sperm donors and egg donors with their legal reproductive matters for several years, including heterosexual couples, same-sex couples, and single parents on a countless number of gestational surrogacy agreements, known and unknown egg donor agreements, sperm donor agreements, and parentage documents establishing legal parentage through the courts. Amanda has been able to obtain pre-birth orders and second parent adoptions from the court for heterosexual, homosexual, and single individuals. She has also worked with a number of attorneys from other states when there are multiple states involved in a surrogacy and/or egg donor arrangement. Amanda is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, and American Bar Association Assisted Reproductive Technology Section and regularly attends continuing legal education conferences to stay up to date on the emerging issues of the assisted reproduction and adoption law happening nationally and internationally.
Attorney Amanda D. Sapp also operates an Indiana gestational surrogacy agency and provides assistance in matching heterosexual, single, and same-sex intended parents with gestational surrogates or egg donors through The Stork’s Nest Agency (www.storksnestagency.com).
Indiana University Health Fellowship in Clinical Ethics, Indiana Supreme Court Certified Mediato