Debt Collection Attorney
Marcadis Singer PA
Amy J. Winarsky was born in Orlando, Florida and was raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where she attended and graduated from Wolfson Senior High School. Amy then attended the University of Florida, and received a Bachelor in Science from the College of Journalism. Amy’s collegiate career included a major in advertising with a minor in history. After college, Amy worked for several years for youth programs and for a title insurance company. It was a that time that Amy went back to school and received a Paralegal Certificate. Amy entered the legal arena as a paralegal for several years before deciding to attend law school. She attended law school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she received five book awards including one in Creditor Rights and Debtor Remedies. While in law school Amy was a member of the Law Review and was Notes and Comments Editor during her third year. Upon graduation, she received her Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Nova University – Shepard Broad School of Law in 1991.
Since graduation, her career has concentrated in pursuing creditor remedies in both the consumer and commercial arenas. Amy practiced in South Florida and frequently attended hearings in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Amy was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1991 allowing her to practice before all Florida Courts. She was admitted to the Trial Bar for the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida in 1994. After fourteen years of practice, Amy relocated to the greater Tampa Bay area to be closer to family. Amy joined Marcadis Singer in 2005. After her arrival in Tampa, Amy was admitted to the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Amy has also had the opportunity to practice in all Florida Courts of Appeals. Amy has been a member of the Florida Debt Collection Attorney Bar and has previously served on its board. Since its inception Amy also served on a scholarship Committee for the Hillsborough County Women Lawyers Association.
Amy met her wonderful husband, Donald, after moving to Tampa. Her husband had relocated to Tampa from Brooklyn, New York, just six months before her relocation to the area. They were married in 2008. She is an avid scrapbooker and spends much of her free time making personalized hand crafted cards. Amy has expanded that passion by her involvement with Joshua House (a facility for abused and neglected children) both as a committee member of a scrapbooking based fundraiser, and in any other way the facility needs help. Amy and Donald are the proud parents of a rescued Llaso Apso named Little Bo.