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Laurie Kaufman Amber

Laurie Kaufman Amber, American lawyer. Named Woman of Year American Business Women's Association, 1983. President Office Village Condominium Association, South Miami, 1994, Children's Cancer Fund, 1996-2000; board directors Jackson Memorial Foundation, 1996-2000, Kids That Care Pediatric and Cancer Fund, since 2000. Member American Bar Association, Zonta (board directors Coral Gables, Florida club 1988).

Background

  • Amber, Laurie Kaufman was born on April 15, 1954 in New York City. Daughter of Martin and Barbara (Schiffman) Kaufman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1974. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff manager Proctor & Gamble Manufacturing Company, Staten Island, New York, 1975. Adjunct assistant professor Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1976-1977. Attorney, labor arbitrator Amber & Amber, P.A., South Miami, since 1978.

      Arbitrator national labor panel American Arbitration Association, Miami, since 1982, Grievance Arbitration Panel of Florida PERC, Tallahassee, since 1979. Hearing examiner personnel appeals County of Dade, Miami, 1985-1991, since 2000. Board directors Kids That Care Pediatrics Cancer Fund, Florida Lawyers' Legal Insurance Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1978, United States Tax Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1979, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1979, United States Customs Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States Court International Trade 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States Claims Court 1985. Certified civil circuit mediator Supreme Court Florida, 2007. Certified family mediator Supreme Court Florida, 2007.

    Membership

    President Office Village Condominium Association, South Miami, 1994, Children's Cancer Fund, 1996-2000. Board directors Jackson Memorial Foundation, 1996-2000, Kids That Care Pediatric and Cancer Fund, since 2000. Member American Bar Association, Zonta (board directors Coral Gables, Florida club 1988).

    Connections

    • Married Henry Michael Amber, June 18, 1977. Children: Ian, Kyle.
    • father: Martin Kaufman
    • mother: Barbara (Schiffman) Kaufman
    • spouse: Henry Michael Amber
    • children: Ian Amber
    • Kyle Amber
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    Born April 15, 1954
    (age 63)
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