Winter Spires

Winter Spires

Managing Partner
Location:
Destin, Florida
Phone:
850-502-2241
850-502-4506
Fax:
850-424-2801
Email:

I am a Native Floridian and grew up in the Panhandle of Florida in Marianna, Fl. Approximately 55 miles west of Tallahassee, Fl.  I Currently Reside in Walton County Fl. with my husband and son.  I am familiar with the culture and issues of the residents here in North Florida and am very Committed to servicing my clients in a manner that is convenient and flexible to their needs.  Our firm aims to provide innovative representation to meet your ever changing legal needs.

Panhandle Attorney, Winter E. Spires, has been appointed to serve on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Florida Bar. As an appointed member of this Committee, Winter will also serve on the Voluntary Bar Leadership Grants Subcommittee.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Family Law
  • 25% Civil Litigation
  • 10% Real Estate
  • 10% Business Law
  • 5% Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2009

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: With Honor
    • Major: Human Resource Development
    • Minor: Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Okaloosa-Walton County Bar, Member
  • Destin Forward Leadership, 2007 - 2008
  • Emerald Coast Emerging Leaders
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Retail and Collection Attorneys , 2011 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Pleat & Perry P.A., Partner, 2006 - 2011
  • Orange County Office of the Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, 2005 - 2006
  • Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Construction
  • Department of Children and Families , Legal Extern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Emerald Coast Ronald McDonald House Charity
  • Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center Volunteer

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta