Hailing from McNairy County, Amber brings a wealth of experience in complex litigation, ranging from catastrophic injury claims to unraveling fraudulent schemes on behalf of injured parties. Prior to joining Harris Shelton, Amber practiced with her longtime mentor and former law partner, the venerable J. Houston Gordon.
For over a decade, Amber has honed her skills as a trial lawyer in both jury and bench trials. Amber has conducted numerous depositions, arguments, motions, trial examinations, and has experience with appeals.
“When you work with clients going through a trauma -whether it’s business or personal - you give them hope,” she says. I always want to leave them in a better position than where they started.”
Amber has received numerous accolades and awards for her work as a trial lawyer, including: National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40; Tipton County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Woman of the Year; Memphis Area Legal Services Tipton County Pro Bono Attorney of The Year; National Trial Lawyers Top 100; Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review, among others.
Additionally, Amber implemented and developed the Tipton County Bar Association Free Legal Advice Clinic, in partnership with Memphis Area Legal Services, the Tipton County Bar Association and First Presbyterian Church.
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D.
Lambuth University, magna cum laude
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Fraud and complex business litigation
Federal qui tam