Amanda K. Haahr
(913) 573-3326

Admitted to Practice:
  • Missouri, 2008

  • J.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, 2008
  • M.S., Criminal Justice Columbia College 2005
  • B.S., Justice Systems – cum laude Truman State University 2004

Amanda Haahr represents the interests of employers and insurance carriers in various workers’ compensation matters in MVP’s Springfield office. She works closely with employers and insurance carriers in defending claims. 

Prior to joining MVP, Amanda served as an Attorney Advisor to the Social Security Administration. During her years of practice, she presented numerous cases before the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. She has been recognized for her federal work, earning a Regional Commissioner's Citation, Regional Chief Judge Citation, Commendable Service Award, Recognition of Contribution Performance Award, and an Exemplary Contribution and Service Award.

Originally from Normal, IL, Amanda graduated high school in the small town of Centralia, MO. In 2004, she graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Justice Systems from Truman State University. She obtained her master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College in 2005, where she graduated with a 4.0 GPA. Amanda then graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 2008.

While in law school, she received an award for excellence in professional responsibility. She was on the National Dean's List, was a public service award recipient, and served on the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review. Amanda was also a pupilage member of the Elwood L. Thomas Inn of Court and Marshal of Phi Alpha Delta. She was certified under Rule 13 and performed work for Mid-Missouri Legal Services and for the Missouri Public Defender's office and she was named a top 10 oral advocate.

Amanda and her husband, Elijah, reside in southwest Springfield. When not working, they can be found at soccer games, swim lessons, parks, or school activities, as they try their best to keep up with their four children, Jackson, Reagan, Scarlett, and Alexandra.