Amber Fuhriman, Esq., belongs to a rare class of Nevada attorneys who is equally competent in both criminal defense and immigration law. She has helped numerous foreigners gain permanent residency and citizenship. And when her immigrant clients face criminal charges, she knows how to defend them to minimize the chances of immigration consequences.
So far Amber has accrued tremendous experience both in legal research and writing and in the courtroom. She already argued in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco twice, and she has been victorious on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals. She has defended against a wide range of criminal offenses, including DUI, battery domestic violence, Theft, robbery, possession of child pornography, and Sexual Assault.
Amber graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School with Magna Cum Laude honors and in the top 3% of her class. She was first in her class in two courses: professional responsibility and death penalty law. She also excelled in Cooley's Moot Court and Mock Trial teams.
While still a law student, Amber trained for a career in criminal defense as a law clerk with the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and then the Clark County Public Defender's Office in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After graduation, Amber worked in an Immigration firm for 2 years learning the ins and outs of immigration, particularly focusing on analyzing the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. After which, she accepted employment with a prominent criminal defense firm where she honed her skills defending both citizens and non-citizens charged with criminal offenses. She also started an immigration practice at the firm, further increasing her knowledge and experience in the immigration arena as well.
Armed with 5 years of experience, Amber opened Fuhriman Law, where she focuses on criminal defense and Immigration law. In the criminal defense arena, she represents both citizen and non-citizen defendants throughout Clark County. In immigration, Amber focuses on family based immigration, Citizenship, Removal Defense and visas for victims of crimes.
Amber can practice law in both state and federal court in Nevada as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Board of Immigration Appeals. She earned her bachelor's degree in political science from Idaho State University. When she is not working, Amber enjoys dancing, obstacles course racing, and camping/hiking with her German Shepherd, Bailey.