Attorney Nicole Benjamin was born in Pensacola, Florida and graduated from Florida State University where she received her Bachelors degree in Criminology. In 2001 she received her Juris Doctorate from Shepherd Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University, located in Plantation, FL.
While in law school she gained tremendous experience working in commercial litigation, personal injury, transactional, and labor and employment firms as an intern. She also served on several committees of Sports and Entertainment, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Blue Ribbon Scholar Committee, and as Vice President of Black Law Student Association.
After graduating from Shepherd Broad Law Center, Ms. Benjamin was employed by a Personal Injury Firm located in Atlanta, GA while studying for the Florida Bar. Being a true Florida Native, upon being sworn in to practice (FL Bar Number 528293), she relocated to Orlando, FL to start at the Orange County Public Defender’s Office as an Assistant Public Defender. Anxious to expand her experience to encompass many areas of civil litigation, divorces, custody, domestic violence she began her own law firm. Ms. Benjamin has several years of family law litigation experience. She has tried contested matters involving issues such as domestic violence, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable division of marital property, and contempt actions.
It has always been her goal to have a practice that focuses on the issues of the clients, where the client can be comfortable knowing that the relationship established with this office will be respected and handled with integrity. She has hands on experience managing family matters, personal injury claims, criminal defense cases, civil litigation and transactional matters such as contract drafting as having handled hundreds of cases in criminal, personal injury, and family law. She is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a mediator for family disputes.