Attorneys

Amber Boles, Esq.


Amber Boles is one of the founding partners of The Law Office of Amber Boles. Amber Boles is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator.  She takes great pride in assisting people in resolving their family law matters through alternative dispute resolution.  Additionally, Amber practices law exclusively in the areas of Marital and Family law.  She believes in representing her clients with integrity and passion. She has a reputation for representing her clients with the same dedication and devotion as she would for her own family member. With this in mind, she invests herself into her cases and aggressively seeks reasonable remedies to resolve them in the timeliest fashion possible. Amber prides herself on communicating well with her clients, and keeping them abreast of their case status.

Amber was elected by her peers to serve on the Executive Council for the Family Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  In 2015/2016 Amber served as the Secretary for the Section, and for the 2017/2018 term she serves as the President of the Section.  Amber is also actively involved in the Stann Givens Family Law Inn of Court.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2011

Education

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Juris Doctor

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Stann Givens Family Law Inn of Court, Hillsborough County
  • ​Collaborative Institute of Tampa Bay
  • ​Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • USF Alumni Association​​
  • Executive Council (President)

Paul Phipps, Esq.


Paul is a partner of The Law Office of Amber Boles and practices in the areas of Marital/Family Law, Misdemeanor Criminal Law, and DUI Defense.  Paul also serves as Guardian Ad Litem in Marital/Family Law cases.

Paul served as a Military Policeman in the United States Army, where he performed security and law enforcement duties at U.S. Army Bases located in California and in Germany.  Paul also served in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Desert Spear.

After being honorably discharged from the United States Army, Paul spent 18 years in the employ of JPMorgan Chase in a variety of roles, concluding his work with the firm in his final role of Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.  For the past several years Paul has focused his private practice on representing and assisting individuals with resolving family law and misdemeanor criminal law matters, and performing as a Guardian Ad Litem.

Paul handles every case with integrity, compassion, and most importantly, an undying commitment to get the best possible results for his clients.  If you have a family law matter, or a misdemeanor criminal law matter, and you think you may need legal counsel, call Paul Phipps for a consultation.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2009

Education

  • University of Tampa, Tampa, Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Juris Doctor

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • United States Military Police Academy
  • Six Sigma Black Belt – JP Morgan Chase
  • Adjunct Professor – St. Petersburg College

Testimonials

"Amber was very kind, understanding, and passionate as well as extremely prepared and had the response we desperately needed from the judge in a matter of minutes at our hearing. Highly recommend Amber to anyone who is looking for a lawyer who cares."
- Debbie

"Paul handled all of the issues that arose surrounding my child support enforcement. Through his vast knowledge and expertise he was able to easily navigate the legal hurdles and resolve the matter expeditiously with an outcome that more than exceeded my expectations."
- Anthony

"Amber handled my divorce extraordinarily well. She was able to take my case that was two years old, settled it in three months! Amber cares what her client’s needs are and fought for everything I needed. Me and my kids are grateful for the equal time I get with the children."
- Michael

"Words cannot explain what an amazing human being Amber is. She went above and beyond to help me in a very ugly custody battle. I couldn't have asked for a better attorney. When you're in court cases that have your children's safety at risk, you want the best. And Amber Boles is the best!"
- Kelly

"I was very grateful to have Paul representing me today. I admire his knowledge, his confidence, and his ability to present the facts in a well thought-out Manor. I appreciate everything that he did this morning and I am eternally grateful that I came home."
- Karen