Founder & Managing Attorney,
Shamika T. Askew
Attorney Shamika T. Askew is licensed to practice law in all Florida State Courts and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
She was born and raised in Michigan but has made Florida her permanent residency. Prior to moving to Florida, Ms. Askew worked for a state governmental agency, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), for eight years. During those years, her love for public service derived. As a public servant, she performed several duties including: reviewing contracts to determine compliance, drafting pleadings and motions, answering discovery requests, and conducting contested case hearings. She served in multiple roles which included: Legal Policy Analyst and liaison between the MDNR and the Michigan Department of Attorney’s General’s Office.
Upon her relocation to Florida, she obtained contractual positions at various firms. She handled several areas of litigation including: drafting and responding to pleadings, discovery, mediation, and trial preparation. Additionally, she represented clients in civil non-jury trials.
Shamika graduated from Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, concentrating in Litigation. While in law school, she enhanced her advocacy skills by participating in multiple moot court and mock trial competitions.
Attorney Askew has a passion for serving. She is a volunteer Attorney Guardian Ad Litem. She also mentors at-risk juvenile girls by visiting the juvenile facilities on a monthly basis.
Ms. Askew is a firm believer in work-life balance. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, relaxing on the beach, and attending Love First Christian Center.