Amber Christ teaches Public Interest as part of UCLA School of Law’s part-time externship program. She is currently the Health Team Directing Attorney at Justice in Aging working on national and California health care policy in Justice in Aging’s Los Angeles office. She was formerly at Legal Aid of Western Missouri as Director of the Medical Legal Partnership at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a social worker in a long-term care facility.
Christ earned her B.A. from Earlham College where she was awarded the Paul Whitely Prize in Psychology. She subsequently earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law with a Certificate of Public Interest with Highest Distinction.