Florida: (850) 878-6404
North Carolina: (919) 847-8632

Florida: (850) 878-6404
North Carolina: (919) 847-8632

Jeremiah Hawkes

Jeremiah Hawkes


Jeremiah received both his undergraduate degree and JD from Florida State University. Upon graduating law school, he was an Assistant State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit prosecuting criminal cases. He prosecuted in Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla Counties handling over 20 jury trials ranging from DUIs to armed robbery. He then worked for the Florida House of Representatives as General Counsel for Speaker Marco Rubio. While there, he worked on a variety of constitutional issues and policy matters.

Jeremiah then went to work for the Pasco Sheriff’s Office where he served as General Counsel and Bureau Chief of the Management Services Bureau. During this time he spent two years as the president of the Florida Association of Police Attorneys.

He then returned to Tallahassee to serve as General Counsel for the Florida Senate during the terms of President Bill Galvano and President Wilton Simpson. During this time Jeremiah argued on behalf of the Senate before the Florida Supreme Court and in various Federal Courts. Jeremiah represented the Senate in citizen initiative cases, cases where the Governor suspended county officials, and handled policy matters involving the judiciary and criminal justice.

Jeremiah has been admitted to the Florida Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

At BSM, Jeremiah will be working with the litigation team to assist our dealer clients with various types of franchise disputes. Jeremiah enjoys reading, biking and attending sporting events in his free time.


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