February 22, 2022 | Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A.
The law firm of Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. (PHKH) is pleased to announce the promotion of Bryony G. Swift, Esq., to principal and shareholder, effective immediately. In addition, the firm recently hired Micaela (Mia) Cleall, Esq., as an associate attorney.
Swift has been with PHKH since 2013. She joined the firm after earning her Juris Doctorate and a Certificate of Advocacy from Stetson University College of Law. Swift was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014 and specializes in condominium and homeowners’ association law, real property litigation, civil and business law and litigation, landlord/tenant law and related matters.
“I am honored to become a principal at PHKH, to be recognized by my colleagues for my hard work and dedication to my clients. It has been a privilege to work alongside the principals at PHKH over the past several years, to have earned their trust and respect. I look forward to many more years of service to this community as a principal with the firm,” Swift said.
“Bryony is a gifted attorney, and we are delighted to have her as a principal and shareholder in the firm. Her experience representing clients in complex cases is well respected and furthers our firm’s ability to serve the community,” said Mary R. Hawk, Esq., firm principal of Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. “We are also pleased to welcome Mia to the firm and look forward to her future growth with PHKH.”
Cleall joined the firm as an associate attorney in December 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Auburn University and a Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law and was recently admitted to the Florida Bar in 2021. She previously held internships at the Lee County Circuit Clerk’s Office, Gulfcoast Legal Services and Harrison & Kirkland PA. She will assist all attorneys at PHKH in many practice areas, with specialization in real estate transactions, real property law, estate planning and probate.
Located in downtown Bradenton, Porges, Hamlin, Knowles, & Hawk, P.A. serves a roster of local, regional and national clients throughout Central and Southwest Florida. The firm celebrated its 50th anniversary in April 2020.
About Porges, Hamlin, Knowles, & Hawk, P.A.
Founded in 1970, Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A., is a leader in Florida’s gulf coast legal community providing expertise in a broad range of specialty areas to business, institutional and individual clients. With attorneys serving Florida’s Suncoast, the Firm principals are focused on achieving the best possible results for clients while providing unparalleled personalized service.