McBride is our 2011 Woman of the Year!
Amy has been a member of the ABWA Emerald Coast Chapter since
June, 2007. She has served as
Historian for several years, assisted with the Boat Poker Run
fundraiser and currently serves as our chapter's
Amy has her own law practice (Amy McBride, P.A.) specializing in
various legal areas including dependency, criminal and civil
litigation, family law, guardianship and real estate law.
Amy also has earned her family mediation certification so she can
conduct family mediations and founded Mediations of Northwest Florida.
Amy has been an attorney with other local law practices, the
Department of Children and Families and the Office of the State
Attorney. She earned her law degree from Cumberland School of Law and is a
member of the Florida Bar Association.
Amy volunteers as an attorney ad litem and is a board member for
the following organizations:
- Emerald Coast Marine
Institute, which helps juveniles complete their education
- Second Winds (a group that helps provide last wishes to hospice
- Kenwood’s School Advisory
is also a member of the Krewe of Bowlegs.
Past ABWA Emerald Coast Chapter Woman of the Year
of the Year Pictured (L to R - Back Row) Back Row-Kathi Heapy
1997, Shareen Ketchem 1995, Gayle
Carmichael 2000, Carol Evans 1992, Sherry Marcolongo 2003, Marnie Tate 2010,
Darlene Dean 2001, Becky
Belcher 1996, Dorothy Farland 1985, and Jeanne Rief 1990.
Front Row - Sherry Kennedy 2005, Lisa
Spencer 2009, Tammy McDaniel 2006, Amy McBride 2011, Bev Bain 2004,
Tammy Magee 2007, and Judy Elgin
by Nivaska Eastwold - Linck
Photography and Design
Business Women's Association
Emerald Coast Chapter #1579
P.O. Box 731
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32549