Each week on “Around Town,” our host Tiffany Howard talks to members of the Orange Park community who are making an impact. Today, Tiffany talks to Amber Donley from the Amber Donley Law Group
The mission of Donley Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is to operate a prestigious, trustworthy, as well as experienced law firm. Amber’s goal is to provide excellent customer service and legal representation to diverse clientele. In addition, The Donley Law Firm, P.L.L.C. strives to be a pillar and leader in the community.
To learn more, please visit https://donleylawfirm.com.
Why did you choose to go into law?: Attending law school was a childhood dream. While in high school I was in a legal magnet program. Overall, I think I was probably influenced by shows like A Different World or The Cosby Show.
What is your specific field of law?: My practice areas are family law, probate, guardianship, and estate planning.
How do you set yourself apart from other firms in the area?: I set myself apart by providing stellar service and representation. My clients have access to me. I am professional, personable, and I care about the work that I do on behalf of people.
What do you see as the greatest challenges in your practice?: There is not enough time in the day.
What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment as an attorney?: My greatest accomplishment as an attorney is owning my own practice and owning commercial real estate.
Are you involved in any local organizations?: Throughout the pandemic I served as a Pro Bono attorney with Jericho Road and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid. In addition, I am the Vice-President of Three Rivers Legal Services Board. I am a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., D.W. Perkins Bar, and the Jacksonville Bar Association.
What advice would you give someone considering going to law school?: If your main focus in making money, don’t waste your time. The law is about helping people to resolve issues. Find a law school that will allow you to gain practical experience.