Amy L. Garrard
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Amy L. Garrard

Practice Areas:

  • Employment Law

Education

  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: Jessup International Moot Court Team, 1995 - 1996
  • Indiana University
    • B.S. - 1992

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Classes & Seminars

  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employee Disputes, Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, 33rd Annual Seminar, 2014 to 2014
  • Employee versus Independent Contractor, Estero Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn, Estero, 2014 to 2014
  • Employment Law 101, 74th Annual Public Personnel Association Conference, 2010 to 2010
  • Strategies for Preventing Employee Theft, Entrepreneurs Law School, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2009 to 2009
  • Wage/Hours Issues: The FLSA – Is Your Company Playing by the Rules?, Collier Building Industry Association, 2008 to 2008
  • To Employ or Not to Employ, Entrepreneurs Law School at Florida Gulf Coast University, 2008 to 2008
  • Peaks and Pitfalls of Hiring Employees, Southwest Florida Library Networking, Revised FLSA Regulations/Compliance, 2007 to 2007
  • Compliance, Collier Building Industry Association, FLSA – Regulations, 2006 to 2006
  • That’s Harassment? Current Issues Facing Employers in Florida, 2005 to 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, Ave Maria School of Law, Collective Bargaining, Naples, Florida, 2009 to 2009

Pro-Bono Activities

  • HR Collier, Board of Directors, Legislative Chair
  • Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board, Board of Directors
  • The Rotary Club of Naples, Member

Past Positions

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Florida Commission on Human Relations
  • Department of Labor
  • Florida Public Employees Relations Commission
  • Florida Civil Rights Act
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Division of Administrative Hearings

Professional Associations

  • Collier County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court, 2003