Profile & Practice Areas
Amber Peters has built a reputation on working hard to bring clients fair and just results. She has strong ties to the local community and is dedicated to bringing exceptional, client-focused service in every area of law she practices.
Amber has significant experience in domestic relations (i.e. divorce, custody, etc.), civil litigation and criminal litigation. Prior to beginning her private practice, she clerked in the Family Division of 3rd Circuit Court for the Honorable Muriel D. Hughes. Amber began her practice at one of the leading criminal defense firms in the metro Detroit area prior to returning to the Southwest Michigan where she drafted pleadings, argued complex legal issues, and defended the rights of clients.
Additionally, her experience includes the representation of municipalities in authorizing and prosecuting ordinance violations in the trial and district courts.
Focusing primarily on general litigation, Amber’s practice includes areas of probate matters, civil litigation, domestic relations, estate planning and criminal law.
Honors & Awards
- Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Family Law, 2023-2024
- Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, General Litigation, 2022-2023
- Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Women’s Edition, 2023
- State Bar of Michigan, Young Lawyers Section, Criminal Law Section, Family Law Section
- State Bar of Michigan, Representative Assembly, 2nd Circuit, Berrien County
- Berrien County Bar Association
- Cass County Bar Association
- YMCA of Southwest Michigan; Niles - Buchanan YMCA; Benton Harbor - St. Joseph YMCA, Volunteer
- Niles Optimist Youth Soccer League
- Curious Kids Museum and Discovery Zone
- Rotary Club of St. Joseph - Benton Harbor