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Mikayla Hamilton

Criminal Defense Attorney


60 Monroe Center St NW #500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


[email protected]


  • William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., English)


  • Michigan
  • Illinois
  • S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Korean American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Mikayla S. Hamilton is a zealous advocate for her clients both in and outside the courtroom. Ms. Hamilton has a unique perspective as a former Assistant Corporation Counsel defending Chicago Police Officers and the City of Chicago in civil rights suits. Ms. Hamilton now defends individuals and corporations in an array of federal and state criminal charges including federal drug and gun charges, forced labor charges, bribery and wire fraud charges, OWIs, domestic violence, and sex crimes. She also represents complainants and respondents in quasi-criminal matters involving Title IX, sexual harassment, and school misconduct cases.

Ms. Hamilton’s diverse experience helps her evaluate the best case strategy and weigh all options with her clients to help them make informed decisions at every stage of the case. Ms. Hamilton’s attention to detail, careful evaluation of the evidence, and effective advocacy help ensure her clients get the best result.

Ms. Hamilton has successfully tried several federal jury trials to defense verdict, has helped obtain acquittals, and assisted clients avoid prosecution by negotiating with prosecutors before charges are made.

She is dedicated, diligent, and driven and will fight for her clients every step of the way.


If you are being investigated for or have been charged with a federal or state crime, call Springstead Bartish Borgula & Lynch, P.L.L.C.’s Grand Rapids office at (616) 458-5500 or our Fremont office at (231) 924-8700 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.