Nerizza Miyamoto


Upon graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Nerizza served as an Assistant Regional Counsel at the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civic Regional Counsel, Second District, handling dependency, criminal, and juvenile delinquency cases. After leaving that position, Nerizza joined the Office of the State Attorney's, 10th Judicial Circuit, where she represented the State of Florida in misdemeanor criminal prosecutions, and provided representation for the Florida Department of Revenue in Child Support enforcement matters. During her time as a defense attorney and prosecutor, she has tried over 70 non-jury and 15 jury trials.

Nerizza Miyamoto focuses her practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense and related matters.  She assists employers and carriers throughout the claim process, from investigating the work place accident to defending litigated issues, responding to requests for different forms of benefits, and guiding the client towards successful claim resolution. Nerizza represents local and regional employers and national insurers, providing the right counsel for each to effectively protect our clients.

Professional Activities

  • Willson American Inn of Court
  • Clerkship: Honorable Michael Burton- Chief Judge, St. Louis County Court


  • The Florida Bar, January 2012
  • The Illinois Bar


  • University of Alaska, B.A., Political Science, 2004
  • Washington University in St Louis School of Law, CALI Award- Civil Justice Clinic, J.D., 2010