Expert

Amber D. Farrelly - Interview

Amber specializes in defending Deaf clientele and is a court-certified interpreter in American Sign Language (ASL).

Working with the Conviction Integrity Unit in Dallas County, she testified as an expert witness regarding ASL and Deaf culture in the Stephen Brodie exoneration case – the only Deaf person exonerated in the United States. She is uniquely trained and certified in the Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation. As a practicing criminal defense attorney, she has consulted on numerous cases in both federal and state courts regarding Deaf clients, the interpretation of Miranda warnings, and common miscommunication issues. She regularly consults and counsels with various attorneys on Deaf clientele and assists with interpreter needs and resources.