Amber Barber

Barber & Waxman

Profile

Amber Barber manages all aspects of divorce, including complex financial issues, extensive marital assets, post-judgment modifications and court order enforcement issues. She helps clients negotiate custody and visitation disputes, child support issues, spousal maintenance/alimony matters and property division agreements, frequently working to resolve complicated issues involving business valuations, pension and retirement plans, stock portfolios and real property.

Education

Albany Law School of Union University/1996/JD

Admitted to Practice

New York 1997; Vermont 1998

Legal Organizations

  • Diplomate: American College of Family Trial Lawyers.  Vermont Bar Assn. Board of Managers, 2007-2014 and President 2012-2013
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Operations Committee, Chair 2011-2012
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Membership Committee, 2006-2008
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Strategic Planning Committee, 2008-2013
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Judicial Operations Committee, 2009-2014
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Board Liaison-Family Law Section, 2008-2014
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Board Liaison-Collaborative Law Section, 2010-2014
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Board of Managers-Young Lawyers Division, 2003-2006
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Young Lawyers Division-Past President, 2006
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Young Lawyers Division-President, 2005
  • Vermont Bar Assn. Young Lawyers Division-President-Elect, 2004
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Young Lawyers Division-Treasurer, 2003
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Young Lawyers Division-Secretary, 2002
  • Vermont Bar Assn. Young Lawyers Division-Board Member, 2001
  • American Bar Assn., Member, 1997-Present
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Member, 1997-Present
  • Maryland Bar Assn., Member, 1997-Present
  • New York Bar Assn., Member, 1997-Present
  • Vermont Assn. for Justice, Member, 2004-Present
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Family Law Section-Chair, 2007-2008
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Family Law Section-Member, 1997-Present
  • Vermont Bar Assn., Family Law Section-Military Legislation Committee, 2008-2010
  • Vermont Bar Foundation, Grants Committee, 2010-2013 and 2017-2019
  • Chittenden County Bar Assn., Board Member and Treasurer, 2006-2015
  • Chittenden County Bar Assn., Member, 1997-Present.

CLE Presentations

  • Chittenden Family Court: Pro-Se Education 2006-2010
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Keeping Clients Happy 2007
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Presenting the Family Law Case the Court Actually Wants to See 2007
  • NBI: Helping Your Clients Through Difficult Cases 2008
  • NBI: A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings 2008
  • NBI: Successful Financial Settlements for Your Divorce 2009
  • Vermont Tax Practitioners: Implications of Tax in Family Law 2009
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Military Family Law Pro Bono Project CLE 2009
  • NBI: Family Law From A to Z 2009
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Divorce in the Current Economy 2009
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Vermont’s Evolving Family Law 2010
  • NBI: Divorce Law Guide From A to Z 2010
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: Vermont Strong and the Legal System: Meeting Legal Needs in Time of Disaster, 2012
  • Vermont Bar Assn.: What Family Court Magistrates Want Practitioners to Know/Child Support Update 2012.

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