Amanda M. Paar Conroy is an associate with Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. Ms. Paar Conroy's practice areas include employment law (discrimination, ERISA benefits, unemployment), business litigation, consumer law, probate, wrongful death and personal injury. Focusing on defending and prosecuting the rights of individuals, Ms. Paar Conroy has effectively resolved employment discrimination cases and whistleblower actions in both state and federal court, and has successfully argued in favor of employees’ rights under ERISA before the Sixth Circuit.
Ms. Paar Conroy was named a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The Rising Star list is comprised of the top 2.5% of Ohio lawyers under the age of 40. Those who are chosen withstand a rigorous nomination and selection process.
Ms. Paar Conroy was admitted to the Ohio bar in 2006 and is licensed to practice in all state courts, the District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is part of the Ohio Association for Justice’s Amicus Brief Committee, where she promotes the rights of individuals and families to the Ohio Supreme Court on critical and decisive issues. Ms. Paar Conroy is an officer of the Stark County Association for Justice and is a member of the Ohio and American Associations for Justice and Stark County, Ohio and American Bar Associations.
Ms. Paar Conroy, a life-long resident of Stark County, graduated from Central Catholic High School. She continued on to Kent State University where she graduated cum laude in 2002 with a degree in Mathematics. Ms. Paar Conroy is a 2005 graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Paar Conroy's dedication to courtroom advocacy carried her to numerous honors in Moot Court competition, including Best Advocate in the John Marshall Moot Court competition in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Paar Conroy also served as co-editor-in-chief for her law school student newspaper, The Gavel, which won the 2005 American Bar Association competition for Best Law School Student Newspaper.
Ms. Paar Conroy is a graduate of the 25th class of Leadership Stark County's Signature Program. The Signature Program is a year long in-depth examination of Stark County's assets and challenges with a focus on ways to effectuate community change. Ms. Paar Conroy is a former member and Vice President of the North Canton Jaycees, where she coordinated activities such as the NC Jaycees / Stark DD Special Olympics Track Meet and Safety Town. Ms. Paar Conroy also is a committee member for the Kent State Paralegal Advisory Board.
Ms. Paar Conroy is a professional harpist and occasionally plays at weddings and other events.
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