Women Mean Business - Walking the Talk and Balancing Life
Miami, FL • May 30, 2018
Is your work-life balance clearly defined? Do work and life overlap? Is it a matter of quality or quantity? Join Ashley Moody and hear her tips on meaning business both at home and at the office!
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM EDTRitz Carlton Coconut Grove
3300 SW 27th Ave,
Miami, FL 33133
Please join us for an intimate breakfast with Ashley Moody, and hear her advice on being true to your personal and professional goals.
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Free valet parking is available at the Ritz-Carlton
Ashley Moody, a fifth-generation Floridian, was born and raised in Hillsborough County. She attended the University of Florida where she earned her bachelors and masters degrees in accounting and juris doctor. She later attended Stetson University College of Law earning a Masters of Law in International Law.
Ashley began her legal career with the law firm of Holland & Knight where she practiced commerciallitigation. While at Holland & Knight, she was recognized as one of Tampa Bay’s “40 under 40”distinguished lawyers for her professional and civic contributions. While in private practice, she volunteered assisting domestic violence victims complete injunction petitions and served on a Victims of Crime Act Grant Review Committee.
Ashley subsequently joined the United States Attorney’s Office prosecuting drug, firearm, and fraudoffenses. While a federal prosecutor, Ashley was commended by the DEA for prosecutorial excellence and outstanding initiative in drug law enforcement. She was also recognized by the Florida Departmentof Law Enforcement for her lead of “Operation Round-Up,” a targeted prosecution of violent and repeatoffenders.
In 2006, at the age of thirty-one, Ashley became the youngest judge in Florida when she was elected Circuit Court Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County. As a judge, she founded the Attorney Ad Litem program recruiting volunteer attorneys to stand in the place of parents who did not appear in court with their children. She also developed a mentoring program for at-risk children within the juvenile delinquency system. Ashley previously served as the President of two American Inns of Court and Chairperson of both the Pro Bono and Professionalism Committees for Hillsborough County.
Ashley served as an adjunct professor at Stetson University College of Law and on the judicial faculty forFlorida’s New Judges College, Advanced Judicial Studies, and the Circuit Judges Conference. She is afrequent lecturer on crime and justice as well as best practices for Florida attorneys. In 2015, Judge Moody was recognized by the national Legal Services Corporation for her significant contributions to pro bonolegal service and was awarded the Florida Supreme Court’s Distinguished Judicial Service Award.
Ashley lives with her husband, Justin, a federal law enforcement agent, in Tampa, Florida with their two sons, Brandon and Connor.
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