Amy Richmond, JD, MA, MPhil, CE, Partner
Amy Richmond, Partner at PRA, offers clients a breadth of experience. As a lawyer, Amy brings that expertise to managing justice projects in civil and criminal law. She has also worked extensively in other subject areas including health, education, and social services research. With over fifteen years of program evaluation experience, Amy has strong skills in evaluation design, particularly mixed-methods approaches that combine the strengths of qualitative and quantitative research. She has also assisted clients with various other research needs, including facilitating sessions on performance measurement, developing performance measurement and evaluation strategies, and conducting evaluability assessments, needs assessments, and operational reviews. Amy provides clients with reports that synthesize multiple lines of inquiry to produce balanced, well-documented findings. She has also assisted clients by presenting research findings to external stakeholder groups. Amy has a Master of Arts and a Master of Philosophy in Political Science from Yale University, a Juris Doctor (law degree) from Baylor University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Political Science from the University of Chicago. In addition, Amy has received a certificate of qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Before joining PRA in 2001, Amy was a trial attorney with a major US law firm that handles complex civil litigation for Fortune 500 clients. Amy is a member of the State Bar of Texas, a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society's National Council and is a Credentialed Evaluator (CE). She is also a member of the American Evaluation Association.