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Biography

Biography

Amy views her clients as partners, working closely with them to alleviate client worries and focus on the client’s end goals. Amy’s pre-law experience in advertising and communications helps her to effectively communicate with her clients to understand their needs and explain how the legal process can work to help them. Amy’s experience includes the skillful preparation of the witness, documents, exhibits, and jury presentation materials. Amy’s favorite part of her job is the creative thinking and strategy building that is a critical part of her complex litigation practice.

In her free time, Amy is an avid Baltimore sports fan, rooting for the Orioles and the Ravens. She also cheers on her alma mater, Penn State.

Education

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2003
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Journalism, 1996

Bar Admissions and Memberships

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Florida Bar
  • Maryland Bar

Awards and Publications

Awards and Publications

Awards

  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009 – 2011
  • The William P. Cunningham Award, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Walker Award, Student of the Year, Pennsylvania State University
  • Penn State Egli Award, Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

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Affiliations and Community Activities

Affiliations and Community Activities

Professional Affiliations

  • Young Lawyers Division of the Dade County Bar Association

Noteworthy

  • Law Clerk, Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul W. Grimm, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Intern, Judge William M. Nickerson, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Law Journal: Executive Notes & Comments Editor for Margins, Law Journal on Race, Religion, Gender and Class
  • National Trial Team: ABA Criminal Law Competition Champion (2002), ATLA Regional Competition Finalist (2002) and Semi-Finalist (2003)
  • 3rd Year Day Class President, University of Maryland School of Law: Duties included speaking at graduation
  • Alpha Chi Omega Sorority President, Pennsylvania State University

Community Activities

  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity