Amber is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. She joined the firm in 2019 and her practice is primarily labor and employment and commercial litigation with an emphasis on automobile dealer litigation.
Amber began her legal career in the Midwest, defending companies in employment, professional liability, and workers compensation matters. She has also extensive experience in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. Most recently, Amber represented the interests of independent automobile dealerships as Director of Dealer Compliance for the Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Association.
While in law school, Amber competed in mock trial and client counseling competitions, winning awards in both. She served as the national vice-chair of the National Black Law Students Association. She also interned for the Honorable Judge Doyle W. Argo, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma (ret.)
Amber is active in several professional and civic organizations, including the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, the National Association of Dealer Counsel, Women in Automotive, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and Jack and Jill of America. She is also a Certified Consumer Credit Compliance professional (National Automotive Finance Association).
In 2014, Mayor Sly James appointed Amber to the Kansas City Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation. She continues to develop and maintain relationships with elected and appointed officials at the local, state, and national levels.
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2019
United States District Court, Western District of Missouri (inactive), 2008
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 2007
The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., 2002