Amber Eggert joined Strange, Farrell, Johnson and Brewers on January 25, 2016. Her practice is primarily focused in the areas of family law and criminal defense. Amber also practices in the areas of estate planning.
She grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Lincoln High School. She then graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Political Science. Amber then graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2006.
Amber returned to Sioux Falls after law school and spent the next nine years working as a Senior Deputy Public Defender for Minnehaha County. During her time at the Public Defender’s Office, Amber represented clients accused of crimes ranging from petty misdemeanors to homicide. She also represented at trial a client facing the death penalty. Over the course of nine years Amber has amassed countless hours of courtroom experience representing clients during trials, motion hearings and other in-court proceedings.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Criminal Defense
- Estate planning
- Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota - 2006
- Lincoln High School
- University of South Dakota - 2003
- Major: Psychology
- Minor: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- South Dakota State Bar
- South Dakota Criminal Defense Lawyers
Past Employment Positions
- Minnehaha County, Senior Deputy Public Defender