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Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years



Fixed (always), Pro bono (10%)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Amber is an exceptionally talented attorney, with the highest legal skills and ethics.


    Erica Tomlinson Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • Kara Beth Stein-Conaway

    Amber works diligently for her clients, putting together carefully crafted packets of information to put her clients' in the best light possible. She is also kind, approachable, and speaks Spanish.


    Kara Stein-Conaway Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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Brent Peterson Law

607 13th Street
Paso Robles, CA, 93446


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Achievement Constitutional LawAbner Brodie Award2003
Excellence in Study of Labor and Employment LawABA-BNA2003
Highest Grade in Immigration Law CourseAmerican Jurisprudence Award2003
Academic Excellence and Community ServiceGeorge Young Memorial Award2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Immigration AttorneyLaw Offices of Amber Heffner2015 - Present
Immigration AttorneyBrent Peterson Law2012 - 2015
Volunteer AttorneyJust Neighbors2008 - 2009
Immigration AttorneyMahoney and Tomlinson2005 - 2007
Public Law AttorneyMcDonough Holland & Allen, PC2003 - 2005
Summer AssociateHogan & Hartson2002 - 2002
InternCapital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of California - BerkeleyPeace and Conflict StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SLO Women's Shelter Volunteer TrainingImmigration Training2015
Promotores All County MeetingImmigration Law Presentation2015
Volunteer and Staff TrainingsImmigration Presentation2013