Michelle Austin Pamies
Michelle Austin Pamies is a partner at Austin Pamies Norris Weeks, LLC. Her practice primarily involves providing legal counsel to business clients and representing them in their corporate, commercial, real estate, and intellectual property transactions and related litigation. She also focuses on assisting US individuals and entities with litigation and/or transactions in Haiti.
In addition, she serves as outside Assistant City Attorney for several South Florida municipalities and serves as special counsel to others. Her background includes being General Counsel for the Agency for Workforce Innovation, an agency of the State of Florida, General Counsel for an automotive retail holding company with revenues of over $6 billion, Corporate Counsel and Senior Corporate Counsel – Commercial Law for a fortune 100 company, and Associate at one of the largest US law firms.
Michelle is a former member of the Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County, and Miami-Dade County Ad Hoc Committee for the Creation of an Airport Authority. She has served on numerous non-profit boards, including, Girls Inc. and SantLa (Haitian Neighborhood Center). She is a founding member and former Vice President of the Haitian Lawyers Association, Inc. and is a current Co-Chair of the Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc. (WOCEI), a membership organization with the mission to enhance and expand leadership opportunities for women of color. WOCEI spearheads a yearly conference that brings together hundreds of women in leadership.
Michelle is a 1996 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law where she served on the University of Miami Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif, Phi Delta Phi, and Omicron Delta Kappa.