Partner, Gilbert Garcia Group, P.A.


Amy playing the gong at a Lantern Festival.

Amy McGrotty has focused her career on residential and commercial real estate closings, probate litigation, title insurance, foreclosure litigation, loss mitigation, creditor workouts and representation of creditors’ rights in bankruptcy throughout the state of Florida. She has lectured before civic groups and the private sector on real estate closing issues and Florida foreclosure and related bankruptcy issues. She is a member of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, the Mortgage Bankers Association, American Legal and Financial Network and the American Land Title Association. Her community involvement includes volunteering for the Florida Justice Teaching Project, volunteering to represent and assist foster children through the Tracy McPharlin Pro Bono Project with Broward County Legal Aid. Amy’s hobbies include blacksmithing with friends and playing taiko with Fushu Daiko, a South Florida Community Taiko Group which brings the music of taiko drums to South Florida through various outlets.

House warming gift created by Amy using her blacksmith skills.

Amy is based in the Ft. Lauderdale office. She earned her A.A.S. in Recreation Leadership from Dutchess Community College in 1982, B.S. in Education from Notre Dame College in 1986 and her J.D. cum laude from the Nova University Center for the Study of Law in 1989. Amy is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Amy is licensed in Florida and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida) and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Florida Bar (1989)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Florida) (1990)
U.S. District Court (Middle Districts of Florida) (1998)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Florida) (2009)
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (1993)
Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator (2012)

Foreclosure Title Problems and Solutions, National Business Institute (2000)

Michelle Gilbert and Amy McGrotty