Amber is from Tla’amin First Nation in Powell River, BC. She completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology at Trinity Western University, before obtaining her law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2013.
Amber split her articles between the Legal Aid Appeals Department and a boutique criminal litigation firm in Vancouver, where she practiced both civil and criminal law for one year. Amber is passionate about the rights of women, First Nations people and those most marginalized in our society. She has been a volunteer at West Coast LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) since the beginning of law school and is currently a member of LEAF’s Law and Policy Committee. She joined Martland & Saulnier in 2016, where much of her practice is devoted to representing wards of the province facing criminal charges in Vancouver and Burnaby.