Michele Diglio-Benkiran - of Counsel

Real Estate & Business Lawyer

Mrs. Michele Diglio-Benkiran is a Partner at NeJame Law, P.A. She heads the Real Estate Division and practices Real Estate and Business Law. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran has been practicing law for over seventeen years with a special emphasis on Real Estate and Business Law.

Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran earned her Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 1999 where she was the Business Manager of Journal of Medicine and Law, Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, a scholarship recipient, and published in Who’s Who: American Law Students 1998. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran graduated from law school and immediately began working at the Office of the State Attorney – 15th Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County, Florida where gained valuable courtroom experience prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony cases.

Michele Diglio-Benkiran grew up in an entrepreneurial family where she learned business fundamentals at a very early age. Over the years Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran owned several thriving businesses including a multi-million dollar manufacturing business, a shelving distribution company and a full-service hair salon. As such, Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran understands the fundamentals of successful business practices. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran incorporates this “hands-on” business knowledge and experience when counseling her business clients. Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran understands, implements and counsels on the principals of “deal making” and not “deal breaking.”

Michele Diglio-Benkiran has represented businesses in several aspects of business law including but not limited to collections, corporate formation, joint ventures, contract drafting, arbitration, mediation, litigation, copyrights, trademarks, employer related matters, corporate compliance, business insurance audits, and workers compensation claims.

Real Estate Practice

  • Litigation (Foreclosure, Quiet Title, Contract Disputes, HOA/COA Disputes, & more)
  • Homeowner and Condominium Association Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Condominium Development
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Declarations & Covenants
  • Easements
  • Title Insurance
  • Closings
  • Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiations
  • Landlord Representation
  • Mortgage Modification
  • Short Sale Negotiations
  • 1031 Exchanges

Business/Corporate Law

  • Business Sales/Purchases (asset, stock and membership)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Closings
  • Contract Drafting
  • Review & Negotiations
  • Partnership Break-Ups
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Lender Representation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Loan Document Drafting & Preparation (Notes, Mortgages, etc.)
  • Business / Corporate Compliance
  • Litigation Corporate Formation (LLC, Partnerships, Corporations, Limited Partnerships)
  • Trademarks
  • Fictitious Names
  • Copy Rights
  • Collections
  • Corporate Formation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance


  • Florida Bar
  • Federal Court- Middle District Florida
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Residential Real Estate & Industry Liaison Committee for the Real Property Section of the Florida Bar
  • Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys Council
  • Member of for The Fund (Attorneys Title Fund Services, LLC).


  • Board of Directors of Ekklesia Ministries International, Inc.
  • Ordained Minister

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Business Law