After earning his law degree and a Master of Business Administration from Stetson University, Jason Hamilton Mikes began his career in Southwest Florida in 2003, where he worked at local offices of large international firms. During his tenure at these firms Jason excelled in representing condominiums, homeowners associations, developers, and commercial real estate owners. He has advised hundreds of community associations on day-to-day and complex legal matters and served as counsel of record in more than 1,000 mortgage and lien foreclosure cases in Lee and Collier counties. Jason has guided developers of residential, commercial, golf and marina properties from project inception through completion and served as Florida counsel on several multi-million dollar, multi-state and multi-tiered sale and financing transactions. His clients span Marco Island, Naples, Bonita Springs, Ft. Myers, Port Charlotte, and Sarasota. 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. Jason received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating (4.5 out of 5.0) in 2012, reflective of the highest level of professional excellence. Super Lawyers recognized him as a “Florida Rising Star” in 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2016. 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 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.