Amber Joan, an elder law attorney based in Sun City Center, Florida, provides legal services to people coping with aging, death, and other life events. Amber received a Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, magna cum laude, with a Certificate of Concentration in Elder Law. While in law school, Amber served on the Stetson Law Review, received the Matthew L. Bender Elder Law Book Award for academic achievement in Elder Law and Estate Planning courses, was inducted into the National Order of Scribes for excellence in legal writing, and received the Victor O. Wehle Award for excellence in trial advocacy. Additionally, Amber was recognized with the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.
Amber began her career as an attorney after working more than 8 years for the American Red Cross in several management roles. Amber's experience helping individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies prepared Amber to serve clients who are coping with aging, death, and other life events.
Amber Joan is a fourth generation Floridian and was a top-ten ranked United Master's swimmer prior to her retirement and gender transition. Amber Joan proudly serves on the advisory board of the Spurlino Family YMCA and the Board of Directors of the Southshore Chamber of Commerce.
Amber has authored the following articles.
• No Country for Old Men: Restrictive Covenants' Impact on Aging in Place (Spring 2012) (3rd place 2014 American Bar Association: Real Property, Probate, and Trust Student Writing Competition)
• Sometimes it Takes a Senior Village to Raise a Child, 44 Stetson L. Rev. 220 (2014);