Amber attended Arizona State University (ASU) where she earned two Bachelor degrees; one in Political Science and the other in Broadcast Journalism. After graduating from ASU, she returned to California and attended California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Upon completing her Master’s degree in Political Science at CSUN, she attended Southwestern University School of Law.
Upon graduation from Southwestern, Amber became a member of the California State Bar and the Ventura County Bar Association. She served on the Ventura County Bar Association Board of Directors from 2007 through 2009. In addition, she is an active member of the Ventura County Estate Planning and Probate section. She has been serving on the Executive Committee since 2009 and has been acting as the Chair of the Executive Committee since January 2012.
In January 2013, Amber was appointed by the Ventura County Superior Court presiding judge, Honorable Brian J. Back, to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Ventura County Law Library. In her free time, she frequently assists with covering the Ventura County Superior Court probate assignment by sitting as a Judge Pro Tem for the probate division and is actively involved in a variety of local charities and volunteer efforts.
Finally, effective October 17, 2018, Amber was appointed by Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court and Chair of Judicial Council, Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, to serve on the Judicial Council’s Probate and Mental Health Advisory Committee.
Focus of Practice
Amber’s practice concentrates on probate and trust litigation and administration, conservatorships, and estate planning. In addition, she is often appointed as Guardian Ad Litem in a variety of matters by the court when necessary and appropriate.
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Ventura, CA 93001
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