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Amber Lynn Tucker

Amber Lynn Tucker

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family, Personal Injury, General Practice

About Me

Amber L. Tucker practices in the areas of criminal law, family law, personal injury and general civil litigation.


 


Amber previously served as a prosecutor for the Maine Attorney General’s Office, specializing in felony drug crimes, and as an Assistant Public Defender in Tampa, Florida, where she represented thousands of individuals in felony and misdemeanor cases. Amber has tried over 60 cases to verdict, more than half of which were jury trials and has litigated numerous evidentiary hearings.


 


Representative jury trials in which Amber was the lead defense attorney include:


 




  • State of Florida v. Anderson:
    Attempted Murder – found guilty of lesser offense of Aggravated Battery


 




  • State of Florida v. Gipson:
    Aggravated Assault w/Firearm – Acquitted
    Possession of Firearm by Felon – Acquitted


 




  • State of Florida v. Clemmons:
    Delivery of Cocaine – Acquitted
    Possession of Cocaine – Acquitted


 


Amber was an adjunct professor of sociology and criminology at the University of New England and has taught seminars in drug law and drug crime investigation to law enforcement officers throughout Maine.


 


Amber is originally from Rhode Island, but grew up in Fryeburg, Maine. She lived in Florida for eleven years before returning to Maine.  Amber enjoys boating, sunshine, and traveling to Gillette Stadium to watch the New England Patriots.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. General Practice: 25%
    0 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    0 years
  3. Family: 25%
    0 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    0 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Melissa Wilson

    I endorse this lawyer. Amber and I worked together for several years at the Public Defender's Office. Over the years, I've had ample opportunity to witness Ms. Tucker in action. She is always well prepared and a great advocate.

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    Melissa Wilson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Pickus & Epstein, LLC

200 Lafayette Center, Ste. A
Kennebunk, ME, 04043

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MEAuthorized to practice law200907/14/2015
FLInactive200505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Community ServicePublic Defender's Office, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, FloridaN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPickus & Epstein, LLC2015 - Present
AttorneyLaskoff & Associates2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of New England2011 - 2011
Drug Task Force AttorneyOffice of the Attorney General, State of Maine2009 - 2012
Assistant Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida2005 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maine Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Maine Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2012 - Present
Androscoggin County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Junior League of Portland, MaineN/A2009 - 2012
Maine State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
York County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - 2012
Florida BarN/A2005 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - 2009

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. ClemmonsDefendant acquitted of both counts.
State v. GipsonDefendant acquitted of both counts.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2005
The University of TampaCriminologyB.S.2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tri-County Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parent AssociationDistracted Driving2012
Lisbon High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)Distracted Driving2012
Hillsborough County Public Defender's Office CLEDemonstrative Aids2009