Attorney Shamika T. Askew-Storay, Founder and Managing Attorney
Attorney Shamika T. Askew-Storay is the founder and Managing Attorney of The Storay Advocacy Group, P.A. (SAG). She 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-Storay 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-Storay 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-Storay is a firm believer in work-life balance. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Chef Charles Storay, relaxing on the beach, and attending church at Love First Christian Center.
Dameka L. Davis – Of Counsel
Attorney Dameka L. Davis is licensed in the State of Florida and has admissions with the United States Southern District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Davis received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration with a Concentration in Economics from Clark Atlanta University. She later went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
After law school, Ms. Davis began litigating employment law violations as a National Employment and Labor Law Association (NELA)-Florida Chapter fellow. She also obtained experience with immigration cases focusing on asylum, family-based petitions, and deportation defense. She has experience as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted domestic violence, drug court, and probation violation cases. Currently, she practices bankruptcy, immigration, criminal defense, civil rights, and labor and employment law.