Amy Prosser has been representing family law clients since 2013 and has dedicated her career to exclusively family law cases since 2014. She has represented clients in complex and high asset financial cases, incorporating as necessary the work of forensic accountants, business evaluation professionals, and/or real estate valuation professionals to achieve results for her clients. Amy also zealously and diligently advocates for her clients in contested custody proceedings and in Domestic Violence Restraining Order litigation.
Amy’s interest and knowledge in financial and business matters has roots to her childhood and being raised by a mother who was a Certified Public Accountant, a sole proprietor for many years, and the financial director at various nonprofit organizations in Alameda County, including a network of shelters for survivors of domestic violence. Amy is also committed to serving our community, which has included volunteering for the Alameda County Bar Association representing indigent clients in their family law matters. In recognition of her volunteer work, Amy received the State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services in 2015.
Prior to representing clients in family law cases, Amy practiced in state and federal court representing clients in the areas of business matters and bad faith insurance litigation.
Amy earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Golden Gate University School of Law where she received a Litigation Specialization with Honors. During her second year of law school, Amy was a member of the four-person mock trial team that won First Place in the Regional 2009 6th Annual American Bar Association Mock Trial Competition and went on to compete in the National American Bar Association Competition in the District of Columbia against the other seven regional champion teams. During law school, Amy interned at two litigation law firms, interned at the San Francisco Superior Court ACCESS Center, and was a legal extern for the Honorable Steven B. Berlin, Administrative Law Judge at the U.S. Department of Labor. Amy was a recipient of the Hugh G. Major Endowed Woman’s Law Scholarship, the Phillip Burton Endowed Law Scholarship, and the Caroline Caldwell Scholarship.
Prior to law school, Amy was an account executive at Edelman, then the world’s largest public relations firm, where she represented billion plus dollars annual revenue-generating technology companies.
Amy graduated Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with a minor focus in Theater Arts from San Jose State University. Her most treasured experiences were her acceptance into the Golden Key International Honor Society, her internship at KPIX Television San Francisco, and her volunteer work voice recording books in the Books Aloud, Inc. studio for the blind, visually impaired, and physically and learning disabled individuals who are unable to read by conventional means.
Amy is admitted to the State Bar of California and is licensed to practice law in all courts in California. She is a member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and she served as the 2014 Contra Costa County Bar Association Barristers’ Secretary and as the 2015 Contra Costa County Bar Association Barristers’ Treasurer.
Amy was born in San Francisco and has always lived in the Bay Area. She loves being a mother to her three sons, and she enjoys playing outdoor sports and activities with her family and friends.