Tamiko Smith, Managing Partner
Practice areas: civil and criminal litigation, property law, family law, probate and estates, intellectual property
Tamiko was called to the Jamaican Bar in 2009, Tamiko has garnered experience in Civil and Criminal Litigation, Property Law, Family Law, Estate Law and Company & Trademark Registration.
She acquired her start as a Legal Intern at Ian G. Wilkinson & Co. while engaging in full-time legal studies. After graduating from the Norman Manley Law School Tamiko spent two years as Legal Counsel in the start-up company, Nanook Enterprises, which aimed to assist Jamaican artists of various genres to access legal industry knowledge and convert their talent into credible income. In 2011 Tamiko joined Frater, Ennis & Gordon as an Associate where, after a short time, she became the Senior Litigation Associate and continued in that capacity until 2019 when she left to form RamsaySmith.
Tamiko obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the West Indies (2007), a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School (2009) and a Masters in Business Administration from Victoria University, Australia (2017). Other areas of interest include professional image and etiquette which lead her to obtain a Diploma in Professional Styling & Image Consultancy from the Australian College of Professional Styling in 2013.
Among her other roles, Tamiko is an Associate Tutor at the Norman Manley Law School Legal Aid Clinic, she is a member of the Jamaican Bar Association, Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship Association and the St. Ann Chamber of Commerce and a past Mentor with the Youth Upliftment Through Empowerment (Y.U.T.E.) program. She is passionate about leading through human connection, coaching and mentoring and believes that national and regional transformation can be achieved through collaboration and peer-to-peer sharing.