Commitment, Compassion and Justice
Amber Stryk Skillern is a skilled and compassionate trial attorney. She is a fierce competitor in the courtroom, yet has a gentle manner with her clients, developed from her time spent as a domestic violence prosecutor. From the very beginning of her legal career, Amber has always been a true fighter for justice and has the acute ability to breakdown difficult concepts into clear language for jurors to easily understand. Amber is methodical, unyielding, and thorough in her preparation of every case from beginning to end. She meticulously analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of each case and approaches the issues with a fervor and creativity, that allows her to develop an effective strategy, and fully and skillfully protect her client’s rights and interests.
Amber’s experience in the field of civil litigation includes motor vehicle collisions; motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents; premises liability including, slip and falls; assault and battery cases; product liability matters; heavy machinery and equipment accident; plant accidents; and oil field accidents. She has extensive experience in representing clients in state and federal courts in high-stakes cases including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and other serious injury cases.
Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Dedicated
Prior to be a founding member of Houston Injury Lawyers, Amber served as national product liability counsel for a major manufacturer of automotive component parts, and regional counsel for a major tire manufacturer, handling complex product liability and personal injury matters. She is well versed in personal injury and property damages claims related to product defects.
Amber’s extensive civil litigation background also includes experience working as an insurance defense attorney, where she represented liability carriers, employers, and insurers throughout Texas and nationally in personal injury, wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims. Amber is intimately familiar with the way insurance companies work. Amber’s prior experience in insurance defense gives her a unique perspective and deeper understanding of knowing how insurance adjusters, carriers, companies, and defense attorneys analyze and evaluate matters. This allows her to build and present her clients’ cases in a way that best accomplishes the most favorable
At Houston Injury Lawyers, Amber is proud to be using her vast legal experience and training to help injured victims and families in their quest to re-build their lives. Her experience representing manufacturers and liability carriers, employers, and insurers throughout Texas and nationally is a valuable tool that she uses to passionately advocate for her clients.
- Texas A&M University, B.A. Political Science
- Texas Tech University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
- State Bar of Texas, 2004
- U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas
- Pro hac vice admission in multiple states