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June 18, 2018

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

Extending a hand: Florida's Puerto Rican Bar association reaches out to law students on the island
In 1992, Richard Robles was a commuter student at Florida International University when Hurricane Andrew struck southern Miami-Dade County...
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Floridian of the Year: Kiran Patel: ‘First, I give to charity'
Tampa entrepreneur Kiran Patel has made hundreds of millions of dollars growing and selling health care companies...
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Naked truth: Clearwater lawyer Luke Lirot defends the adult entertainment industry
In 1990, Clearwater lawyer Luke Lirot started his own law firm specializing in First Amendment and criminal defense cases.
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Hospital leaders in Florida take on the competition
NCH's Allen Weiss combines number-crunching with a focus on prevention. “What's disappointing and a little surprising is that our nation is not embracing prevention. We need economic incentives to get people to do healthy things. And we need to reward physicians and hospitals for keeping people healthy,” Weiss said.
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Law firm charts new waters with new climate-change group
Hinshaw & Culbertson have formed a practice group to deal with climate change-related issues.
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LEEDing the way: Green developments around Florida
Since its founding in 2000, the Florida Green Building Coalition has certified more than 16,000 commercial and residential projects statewide.
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Profiles of women leaders in Florida
Profiles of Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Carol Craig, Marsha Powers,Val Demings, Pam Iorio, Nadine Smith, Shelley Broader, LauraGonzalez-Estefani, Wendy Link, Debbie Calder and Hilarie Bass.
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Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman is rolling with the punches
Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman's fortunes ebb and flow depending on who's in charge.
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A low-key approach: Lila Jaber helps other women succeed
Lila Jaber is translating her own success into helping other women succeed.
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Confidence booster: Retired FIU dean Joyce Elam grooms women to become leaders
To help address the gender confidence gap in business, Joyce Elam created a four-day training and education event for women in south Florida.
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