Astrid Guardado focuses her practice primarily on state and federal business litigation matters, with an emphasis on multi-party civil actions, business disputes, general real-estate matters, debt collection, foreclosure and community associations litigation matters. In addition to her business litigation practice, Ms. Guardado is experienced in handling a variety of employment disputes including those related to age and sexual discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge and issues related to unemployment benefits. She also handles appellate and insurance defense issues, governmental advocacy, landlord-tenant and construction disputes.
Professional & Community Affiliations
Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar Association, President-Elect
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
Seniors in Service, Board of Directors (1998-2010)
Working Women of Tampa Bay
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Hillsborough County WAGES Coalition, Board of Directors (1998-2002)
Memphis Child Advocacy Center, Board of Directors (2000-2006)
Step Up Savannah, Board of Directors (2016-2018)
Tampa Kiwanis Club, Board of Directors (2000-2004)
Ms. Guardado was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. She is fluent in Spanish and is a licensed real estate sales associate.
Memphis State University, J.D., 1991
University of South Florida, B.A., with honors, 1987
Bar and Court Admissions
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida