We are lawyers … and a lot more.
When we established our firm in 2011 we did so with the mission of providing
confident advocacy and empowering legal counsel with integrity and
business acumen. We wanted to set a new standard and model for the legal
profession in Southwest Florida: a client-focused, service-oriented law firm.
As attorneys, I believe that law is only part of our job. I want our clients to
seek us out for advice on all their business and legal issues. Our
passionate,savvy team members are here to serve you not only as legal
counsel but also as trusted, learned business advisors. Our people have
earned post-graduate degrees and professional designations in law and
business, and we pride ourselves on offering innovative and practal
solutions to problems.
We are passionate about our work. We believe in an honest day’s
work and in charging our clients fairly. We take pride in doing
business as you do, with an eye toward efficiency and the bottom
We are Hamilton Mikes. We are law recharged.
Jason Hamilton Mikes, JD, MBA
Managing Shareholder, Hamilton Mikes, P.A.
Jason Hamilton Mikes, JD, MBA, AV Preeminent™ Rated Attorney
In 2011 Jason formed Hamilton Mikes P.A. in Naples, Florida to meet an ever-present need for responsive legal counsel. Since the firm’s inception, he has continued to service his community association and private club clients while becoming an increasingly integral part of their executive teams as general counsel and business advisor.
Gulfshore Business Magazine featured him in a 2007 article entitled, “Degrees of Success – When an MBA Can Help Professionals Master the Business World” and named him a “Forty Under Forty” recipient in 2009. Super Lawyers recognized him as a “Florida Rising Star” in both 2010 and 2011. In 2012, Jason received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating (4.5 out of 5.0), reflective of the highest level of professional excellence. The Observer, formerly known as the Gulf Coast Business Review, selected Jason for their 2012 “Forty Under 40” class in recognition of his leadership, as well as his focus on building business in the region. As a respected member of the legal industry, Jason is frequently invited to address college and trade groups throughout the region. He is a member of The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar and a member of the Collier County Bar Association. Jason lives in Naples with his wife and three children and spends his free time learning to play tennis and coaching his children’s sports teams.As a business owner and legal practitioner, Jason is keenly aware of clients’ needs, the shifting business environment, and the bottom line.He achieves results with common sense and efficiency.
AnnaDanielle Carter, JD
Attorney AnnaDanielle Carter graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies and earned her law degree from Nova Southeastern University. She brings more than 17 years of legal experience to Hamilton Mikes, where she excels in providing superior legal counsel and advocacy to condominium and homeowners associations.
AnnaDanielle began her career as a paralegal for a local law firm, where she spent nine years assisting attorneys in the Community Association Practice Group and the Real Estate and Planned Development Practice Group. From there, AnnaDanielle relocated to the Fort Lauderdale area, where she worked as a law clerk for the City Attorney’s Office in Sunrise and the Inter-American Center for Human Rights. After earning her law degree in 2011, AnnaDanielle managed Kelly Law Registry’s largest national account before becoming a contract attorney for Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, one of the nation’s top-100 law firms.
In service to her profession, AnnaDanielle is as a guest lecturer in the First Amendment and Legal Ethics law courses at FGCU. She is a member of The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar; the Collier County Bar Association; and various community association industry trade groups such as UNET and BMI.
Matthew D. Deavers, JD
Matt Deavers earned his law degree from DePaul University’s College of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida, with a minor in Criminal Justice. During law school, Matt worked for the Federal Defender's Office in the Northern District of Illinois and the law offices of Jonathan S. Goldman in Chicago, where he focused on criminal defense law. He also counseled defendants on environmental and administrative law matters during his tenure with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s Division of Legal Counsel.
Matt is a Naples native who graduated from Barron Collier High School and has returned home to Southwest Florida to become the newest attorney at Hamilton Mikes, P.A.