Amber Barber

Barber & Waxman


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.


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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