During her 32 year tenure as an attorney, Amy Mitchell has handled over 2000 litigation cases of varying complexity from inception to conclusion. Her caseload has included a large number of complex litigation matters, including class actions, multi party death cases and appeals.
Her experience includes trying over 70 cases to conclusion, handling 500+ mediations, and about 20 arbitrations. Amy is certified as an arbitrator by both the American Arbitration Association and FINRA (Securities arbitrations). She has extensive experience in all aspects of civil, personal injury and commercial litigation.
Along with extensive personal injury and civil litigation experience, she also handles wills and probate, has been appointed by the court on numerous cases regarding guardianship, eminent domain and misdemeanors. Amy’s varied practice has included handling all types of matters that appear in the Fort Bend County Court at Law. She has successfully argued a case in the court of appeals related to the arbitration clause in credit card contracts.
Amy earned her law degree from the Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelors degree in Literature from S.U.N.Y.- Oneonta. Amy is a New York native, but has the blessing of being a Texas resident since 1985. She and her husband Gordon Berkstresser are proud to reside in Fort Bend County.
Amy is also very active in her community, and has dedicated countless hours with her involvement in various efforts and organizations.
She has chaired numerous community events including the Groovy Party for Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels and Wine and Music for Literacy as well as helped raised hundreds of thousands of dollars towards the prevention of child abuse, to fighting domestic abuse, to fighting illiteracy, and to providing toys to underprivileged children for Christmas.