The Orlando Criminal Defense Attorneys of NeJame Law in Central Florida, have been defending the rights of those charged with all type of criminal offenses for over 25 years. We are experienced in all Courts, whether they are State, Federal or Juvenile. Additionally, the Central Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys at NeJame Law have handled cases throughout approximately fifteen (15) states throughout the United States, as well as in the Virgin Islands. Mark NeJame, the Firm's Senior Partner and Founder, has compiled a team of criminal defense attorneys who are experienced and capable in virtual every type of criminal defense case.
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Have you or a loved one been injured? Are you facing a dispute with an insurance company? You need a personal injury attorney from NeJame Law on your case. The personal injury attorneys at NeJame Law spent many years defending insurance companies and are now putting that experience to work for individuals, like you, who have been injured. We make sure that our clients get adequate financial compensation for any injuries they have received. Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to their clients and provide the representation that you need to fight big insurance companies that want to deny your claims.
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Have you stopped making payments on your loan? Have you received a final demand letter from the bank demanding full payment of the outstanding balance of your loan? Have you been served with foreclosure papers?
Foreclosure is the process whereby the mortgage holder (i.e. the bank) sues the borrower (i.e. homeowner) to secure title to the property in partial or full satisfaction of the outstanding balance of the mortgage holder’s note when the borrower has violated and failed to cure the material term(s) of the note, mortgage and loan agreement. The most common uncured, mortgage violation default is the non-payment of the outstanding loan debt.
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NeJame Law provides many services related to the formation, structuring, capitalization, governance, sale and purchase of businesses. Our attorneys have extensive experience providing business owners advice on choosing a corporate form (C-Corporation, S-Corporation, LLC), articles of incorporation and protection for corporate board members as well as guidance on how to protect intellectual property, buy-sell, employment and other contracts and on how to structure internet businesses.
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Whether you have personal or commercial real estate issues, the skilled practitioners at NeJame Law have the experience to take on any challenge. If you’re in need of foreclosure defense, seeking a loan modification or considering bankruptcy, our team has the knowledge to advise you, the understanding to help you through a difficult time and the strength to stand up to big banks for your rights.
If you’re a developer or a building owner involved in a landlord-tenant dispute, attempting to negotiate a development agreement or mired in a regulatory action, our attorneys have the experience to negotiate and the confidence to litigate if that is in your best interest.
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If you’ve suffered because of the actions of another or have been accused of harming someone’s interest and are being sued, the attorneys at NeJame Law have broad experience pursuing and defending civil litigation. We understand that litigation can be stressful and costly. Our team can provide you with sound strategies to best position you for mediation and settlement before a matter reaches the courts.
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If you’re a software developer, author, filmmaker or the owner of a business that creates products, designs or unique formulas or processes, you are the owner of intellectual property. But to retain its value, you need to take positive steps to protect your property. The attorneys at NeJame Law are highly experienced in intellectual property protection, licensing and litigation.
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Issues of family law — child custody, child support, divorce, guardianship — are especially sensitive. The family law attorneys of NeJame Law have the experience and the compassion to help you with any situation you may be facing.
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Bankruptcy filings in the United States can fall under one of several chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, such as Chapter 7 (which involves liquidation of assets), Chapter 11 (company or individual "reorganizations") and Chapter 13 (debt repayment with lowered debt covenants or payment plans).
Our attorneys are specialized in handling even the most complex of bankruptcies including Chapter 12 and more.
Rajan Joshi scored among the Top Five Highest Scores in the Bar Exam for the entire State of Florida. Based on this performance as well as his stellar academic achievements, the Chief Judge of the Fifth District Court of Appeals selected him to be the Valedictorian speaker at the October 2000 induction ceremony for newly sworn lawyers in Orlando. Mr. Joshi is rated Excellent under Avvo's ratings of Lawyers.
Defense attorney Rajan Joshi started his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida. In his four years working as a state prosecutor, he further developed his trial abilities both in criminal prosecutions and in post-conviction motions. Within his first year, he was promoted to the felony division, and then based as his aggressive, ethical and superb performance as a prosecutor he was promoted to the Repeat Offender Court a year later, where he prosecuted habitual felony offenders and Violent Career Criminals for every serious crimes for his remaining two years as a prosecutor. Rajan Joshi received the 2003 Jury Trial Award for trying more case than any prosecutor in the Fourth Judicial Circuit, which includes Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties.
In 2004, after Mr. Joshi joined another AV rated (top ranking) law firm in Jacksonville and dedicated his practice to criminal defense for the next two years of his legal career. During his the two years as a criminal defense attorney in Jacksonville Mr. Joshi practiced as a criminal defense attorney in Jacksonville he handled all types of criminal cases from misdemeanors to all kinds of felonies, including Capital Felonies.
In 2006, he returned to central Florida where he grew up and his family has lived for thirty-five years. Shortly after his return, Mr. Joshi joined the prestigious NeJame Law Firm. His legal talents and skills were quickly realized, and within his first year he became a Partner with the firm.
Rajan Joshi has tried and handled thousands of criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies. He represents clients charged with a wide variety of offenses, including but not limited to, white collar crimes, Racketeering, DUI, domestic violence, sex related matters, drug possession, delivery and trafficking cases, theft cases, cases involving violence and homicide. Mr. Joshi practices in both State and Federal court, and handles post-conviction relief matters, as well, specifically motions to overturn prior criminal convictions.
Mr. Joshi enjoys dissecting and analyzing the intricacies of the law, striving to explore every possible defense on behalf of his clients. He is skilled in a vast array of practice areas, eagerly taking on the most daunting legal challenges. It is with this tenacity and skill that Rajan Joshi approaches each and every case. Mr. Joshi also shows compassion the clients he represents and makes it a point to keep them informed about the status of their cases while they are pending.
Rajan Joshi has also been successful in overturning prior convictions through post-conviction relief motions in cases where the conviction is leading the a non-citizen to being deported. In 2007, Mr. Joshi was successful in having a trial judge declare a Florida Statute that his client was prosecuted for was Unconstitutional because Mr. Joshi successfully argued that the State Statute violated several provisions of the United States Constitution. The State appealed the trial courts decision, and the trial court's ruling was upheld by the Fifth District Court of Appeals which led to the Statute being found Unconstitutional throughout the State of Florida. In 2007, Mr. Joshi had a jury find his client not guilty of Attempted First Degree Murder in less than a half an hour of deliberation despite the fact that the victim testified that Mr. Joshi's client stabbed him at least seven times. In both 2007 and 2009, Mr. Joshi was successful in convincing the prosecutors to drop Murder charges in separate cases after Mr. Joshi had conducted discovery and successfully exploited the weaknesses in those cases. In 2009, Mr. Joshi had a jury find his client not guilty of two counts of Sexual Battery in which the jury deliberated for less than ten minutes. In 2011, Mr. Joshi was successful in representing a doctor who was accused of Solicitation to Commit Murder on another doctor along with several other charges, and had two of the charges reduced to misdemeanors where Mr. Joshi's client only received probation and had all the Felony charges dropped. In 2012, Mr. Joshi got a Sexual Battery charge dropped when he successfully convinced the prosecutor through DNA evidence that his client could not have been responsible. Mr. Joshi had represented a client who was charged with Attempted Murder, Home Invasion Robbery and several other felony charges when he and his co-defendants broke into another person's house, attacked a house guest with a taser and then Mr. Joshi's client allegedly shot the owner of the house in the chest. Mr. Joshi's client faced a minimum-mandatory prison sentence of twenty-five years day for day and up to Life in prison. Despite being arrested within minutes of the shooting, Mr. Joshi was successful in getting almost all the physical evidence suppressed (thrown out of court) by successfully arguing to the Judge that the police unlawfully stopped and searched his client. Although the co-defendants still agreed to cooperate with the State against Mr. Joshi's client in exchange for them receiving reduced prison sentences, after filing multiple motions and after intense litigation, Mr. Joshi was successful in getting the majority of the charges dropped and having his client only sentenced to probation. These are just a few of Mr. Joshi's successes.
Mr. Joshi's clients have include individuals from various backgrounds and he has represented numerous law enforcement officers, doctors and family members of politicians. Mr. Joshi has handled some extremely high profile cases that have gotten both local and national media coverage, including on the Today Show and Nancy Grace. Mr. Joshi also has written several legal articles for the Orlando Sentinel and the Orlando Style Magazine.
Mr. Joshi strongly believes that anyone charged by the State or the Federal Government needs an aggressive defense and does everything he can to ensure that his clients are protected with the Rights the Constitution has provided to every one in this Country.
LICENSED TO PRACTICE:
• Florida State (Statewide)
• Federal Middle District of Florida
• Former Officer of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
• American Immigration Lawyers Association
• Florida Bar Association
• Orange County Bar Association
• Honored Member of Cambridge's Who's Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs
• South Asian Bar Association
• Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity
• Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
• Former Legal advisor to American Association of Physicians from India (AAPI)
• Orlando Indian American Chamber of Commerce
• LANGUAGES: Fluent in English and Punjabi; Working proficiency in Hindi.
• PRACTICE AREAS: Criminal Law and Immigration Law
LANGUAGES: Fluent in English and Punjabi; Working proficiency in Hindi.
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