While in law school, Mrs. Van Wyhe was an active member of the South Dakota Law Review and volunteered as a C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court. Following law school and prior to starting in private practice, Amanda was a law clerk for the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Amanda entered private practice in 2006 at the Vriezelaar law firm as an associate and became a partner in 2011. In 2009, Mrs. Van Wyhe was officially recognized and commended by the Iowa Supreme Court for contributing more than 50 hours of pro bono service. Starting February 2014, Amanda was elected to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for Judicial Election District 3B. Mrs. Van Wyhe's term on the Judicial Nominating Commission will end in January 2020. Mrs. Van Wyhe also serves on the Woodbury County Bar Association's Fee Arbitration Committee.