We don’t simply call our firm diverse because we have a high percentage of female and minority professionals and staff. The diversity of our firm reaches the highest level of firm management. Eleven of our firm’s nineteen partners are minorities and eight are women. The fact that our firm is managed by a diverse team speaks volumes.Overall, 45% of our firm’s attorneys are minorities and 50% are women.
The leadership of Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel is committed to creating a workplace that values the contribution of all of our employees. We understand that our clients require our attorneys and staff to offer them the innovative thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and viewpoints.
Although recruiting and hiring diverse professionals and staff is important to us, we recognize that is only the beginning. We are committed to mentoring all of our employees to encourage excellence and to foster their development and success. Our diversity initiatives are never finished but continually evolving based on the firm’s growth and our desire to constantly improve our business practices to remove any barrier to the growth and realization of the potential of our employees.
We are proud to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the South Florida Minority Business Development Council, an arm of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.®. We are members of the National Association of Women and Minority Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) and our firm was ranked #3 on the Daily Business Review’s list of Florida’s Most Diverse Law firms. Our firm’s managing shareholder, Jerry D. Hamilton, was named as one of “100 Most Accomplished Blacks in Law” by ICABA. Our attorneys belong to the Cuban American Bar Association, the Jamaican Bar Association, the Caribbean Bar Association, the National Bar Association, and the National Hispanic Bar Association.