Amy D. Shield

Amy D. Shield: Attorney with Shield & Levine, P.A.

Biography

Amy Shield has a vast wealth of legal experience, having practiced law since 1976, concentrating in civil appeals and providing litigation support at all stages of the trial court proceedings. She has earned the distinction of an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest legal recognition for professional ability and ethical standards. Born in Brooklyn, New York, but raised on the Treasure Coast and in South Florida, Amy graduated from University of Florida (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and the University of Miami School of Law (awarded the American Jurisprudence Book Award for Torts). She is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Amy focuses on cases in many civil practice areas including marital and family law (divorce, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, supportive relationships, alimony, equitable distribution, child support and timesharing) probate, trusts, guardianships, contract disputes, complex commercial issues, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, insurance issues, and injunctions.

Adams, George, Lee, Schulte and Ward (1976-1980); Law Offices of Amy Shield Levine (1980-1982); Levine & Levine, P.A. (1983-1991); Amy D. Shield, P.A. (1991-1997); Haliczer, Pettis & White, P.A. (1997-1998); Amy D. Shield, P.A. (1998-2016); Shield & Levine, P.A. (2016-Present).

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation Support
  • Complex Legal Research

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
561-487-0000  Phone
561-487-0201  Fax
www.shield-levine.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa; Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, Florida; 1976, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Memberships:
The Florida Bar; South Palm Beach County Bar Association (Chairman, Appellate Practice Committee 2012-2013); Florida Association of Woman Lawyers
ISLN:
905489290

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (19)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
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  • Judgment

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 12/18/14 in Family Law on 12/18/14

    I have worked with Amy Shield for more than 20 years on many, many cases and she has always been extremely professional, ethical and more knowledgeable in her appellate p...

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    I have worked with Amy Shield for more than 20 years on many, many cases and she has always been extremely professional, ethical and more knowledgeable in her appellate practice than just about any other appellate lawyers I know. I hold Ms. Shield and her practice of law in very high esteem.

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/10/14 in Appellate Practice on 12/10/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/10/14 in Family Law on 12/10/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/09/14 in Appellate Practice on 12/09/14

    Over the years I have referred several appellate matters to Ms Shield. Not only have I referred my own appeals to her, but have also recommended other lawyers to her. Sh...

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    Over the years I have referred several appellate matters to Ms Shield. Not only have I referred my own appeals to her, but have also recommended other lawyers to her. She is extremely competent and trustworthy.

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 12/09/14 in Appellate Practice on 12/09/14

    Experienced, knowledgeable. Excellent ability to quickly analyze the issues to be appealed and to formulate winning cogent and intelligent arguments. Excellent command...

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    Experienced, knowledgeable. Excellent ability to quickly analyze the issues to be appealed and to formulate winning cogent and intelligent arguments. Excellent command of Florida case law and statutes. Very deserving of AV rating.

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 12/02/14 in Appellate Practice on 12/02/14

    Amy is my go-to appellate attorney with excellent strategy and compelling morals.

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    Amy is my go-to appellate attorney with excellent strategy and compelling morals.

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/01/14 in Appellate Practice on 12/01/14

    Ms. Shield is a terrific appellate lawyer. Thank God I do not lose too many cases, so I only use her about one or twice a year, and I am always pleased with the results....

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    Ms. Shield is a terrific appellate lawyer. Thank God I do not lose too many cases, so I only use her about one or twice a year, and I am always pleased with the results. I highly recommend her and she consistently exceeds expectations.

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 11/30/14 in Appellate Practice on 11/30/14

    Outstanding appellate lawyer

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    Outstanding appellate lawyer

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 11/22/14 in Appellate Practice on 11/22/14

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  • Amy D. Shield

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/17/14 in Appellate Practice on 11/17/14

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