Dedicated to Defending Your Rights & Protecting Your Future

About Us

The Legal Representation You Deserve in Orlando and throughout Central Florida

NeJame Law is a litigation and trial law firm known nationwide for its excellence and integrity. It has multiple specialized divisions including practices in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, civil and business litigation, family law, bankruptcy, foreclosure, intellectual property, online defamation, and employment law. An Orlando-based Firm, its partners and associates have decades of experience and have handled literally thousands of cases. Often working in a team approach, the rich diversity in experience and specialties of our attorneys allows our firm to masterfully serve clients facing a wide range of legal issues and has helped literally tens of thousands throughout Orlando, Central Florida, and beyond over the years. If you’re dealing with a legal situation, regardless of its complexity or difficulty, we’re here to help you understand what’s at stake, provide you with options, and be your sword and shield against those companies, individuals and the government with whom you face and must battle.

NeJame Law was founded by our Senior Partner, Mark NeJame, who has personally handled thousands of state and federal cases for clients throughout Florida and the United States. Having spent years litigating in the courtroom himself, Mark fully understands how the passion, compassion, skills, and experience of a litigator can often make all the difference in a client’s case. As an Orlando native, Mark has been a Central Florida leader for decades. His experience, relationships, and commitment to social justice have been a cornerstone of the Firm’s evolution and reputation.

Even though NeJame Law has been involved in some of the highest profile cases in the country, we have never lost touch with the fact that everyone deserves the best and most passionate representation possible, regardless of their status or social situation. This philosophy is one of the reasons for NeJame Law’s great success over the years.

Our legal teams consist of a wide variety of specialized attorneys, who bring with them decades of litigation experience, board certifications, and successful track records. Among its numerous other accolades and recognitions, NeJame Law is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating awarded for both legal skills and ethics. Media polls have also recognized NeJame Law as the Best Law Firm in Central Florida numerous times. Moreover, NeJame Law has achieved a 10 rating on AVVO, the premier legal review website, and a remarkable 5 STAR rating on Google, the highest rating allowable for both. NeJame Law and its lawyers and staff are truly humbled by the public’s and its client's recognition of its dedication and commitment to helping others over these many years.

When You Need Experienced Counsel...
NeJame Law Is Here

With its experienced attorneys, specialized divisions, passion, and compassion…we are ready to provide you with the help you deserve and need.

Meet Our Dedicated Team

  • Mark E. NeJame
  • Eric H. Barker
  • Stephen J. Calvacca
  • Christopher Curry
  • Michele Diglio-Benkiran
  • Joseph "Trey" Flynn
  • Rick L. Jancha
  • Michael H. LaFay
  • Kenneth D. Morse
  • Chelsea Simmons
  • Richard W. Smith
  • Frank Symphorien-Saavedra
  • Albert Yonfa, Jr.
  • John W. Zielinski
  • Mark E. NeJame Mark E. NeJame

    Founder, Senior Partner

    Mark NeJame received both his Bachelor's Degree and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida. His state and national reputation were achieved by passionately representing thousands of clients charged with essentially every type of criminal offense.
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  • Eric H. Barker Eric H. Barker


    Eric Barker earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in 1989 and went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1992. While at NeJame Law, Eric has traveled throughout the state in both state and federal court to zealously defend his clients.
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  • Stephen J. Calvacca Stephen J. Calvacca


    Attorney Steve J. Calvacca is admitted to practice in the states of New York, Massachusetts, and Florida. He has argued cases before numerous federal courts of appeal and has appeared before the United States Supreme Court.
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  • Christopher Curry Christopher Curry


    Attorney Christopher Curry is a Connecticut native who graduated from George Washington Law School in 1989. Chris Curry has been recognized as AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest professional rating for attorneys, since 2011.
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  • Michele Diglio-Benkiran Michele Diglio-Benkiran

    Of Counsel

    Michele Diglio-Benkiran – Business and Real Estate Attorney Mrs. Diglio-Benkiran specializes in Real Estate and Business Law ...
  • Joseph "Trey" Flynn Joseph "Trey" Flynn


    Joseph “Trey” Flynn is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law and partner at NeJame Law. Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice.
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  • Rick L. Jancha Rick L. Jancha

    Of Counsel

    Rick Jancha started his legal career as a criminal defense attorney. For nine years he defended drug trafficking cases, white-collar cases, and numerous homicide and death penalty cases. He was co-chair of the Criminal Law Section of the local county bar association.
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  • Michael H. LaFay Michael H. LaFay


    Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney, Michael LaFay became a Partner at NeJame Law in 2002. Michael LaFay prides himself on dedicating his time to researching issues to help his client’s cases be successful.
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  • Kenneth D. Morse Kenneth D. Morse

    Of Counsel

    With over 35 years of legal experience, Orlando lawyer Kenneth D. Morse represents individuals and families throughout Central Florida including Orlando, Windermere, Kissimmee, Celebration, Sanford, Lake Mary, Daytona Beach, Tavares, Clearwater, and Melbourne.
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  • Chelsea Simmons Chelsea Simmons


    Ms. Simmons has represented thousands of clients facing a wide range of charges, from traffic cases to sex crimes, robbery, and murder. Ms. Simmons is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, a distinction from the Florida Bar in recognition of her experience and professionalism in the courtroom.
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  • Richard W. Smith Richard W. Smith


    Born in Leesburg, Florida, Rick Smith is a second-generation Floridian and has been litigating for approximately 25 years or more in North and Central Florida. Rick is admitted to trying cases throughout Florida including all three of the federal civil districts, i.e., Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida.
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  • Frank Symphorien-Saavedra Frank Symphorien-Saavedra

    Of Counsel

    Attorney Francisco Symphorien-Saavedra’s practice is limited to high-stakes immigration and nationality law matters. A Board Certified Expert in Immigration and Nationality Law, Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra is AV-rated “Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine.
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  • Albert Yonfa, Jr. Albert Yonfa, Jr.


    Albert specializes in representing injured clients due to the actions of individuals, companies, schools or government ...
  • John W. Zielinski John W. Zielinski


    In addition to his 25 years of litigation experience, John Zielinski is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court to serve as a Circuit Court mediator. This unique training allows Mr. Zielinski to negotiate his clients' position more effectively in mediation.
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Dedicated to Defending Your Rights & Protecting Your Future

Cases We Handle

We’ve handled countless claims in a variety of practice areas. No matter what legal situation you’re in, you can count on us to treat you with compassion and provide honest communication as we help you navigate your case from start to finish.

Our practice areas include:

  • Personal injury: Individuals who have been wrongfully injured or families who have had loved ones killed in accidents can file claims against negligent parties to recover compensation for damages like hospital bills, lost income, property damage, and more.
  • Criminal defense: Accused or arrested for a crime? You need experienced representation if you wish to avoid jail time or reduce penalties. We frequently handle DUI cases and all types of fraud charges, from immigration fraud to mortgage fraud.
  • Civil litigation: Need mediation services? Have you been defamed online or had something harmful written about you? Our team includes lawyers with decades of litigation experience and certifications in mediation.
  • Employment law: Our firm protects everyday workers who have had their rights violated. Whether you’ve been sexually harassed or have unpaid overtime, you can trust us to defend you and hold your employer accountable.
  • Immigration law: Our lawyers want to keep families together. We can protect you from possible deportation, help you apply for visas, and guide you through the asylum process.
  • Foreclosure Defense: If you’re facing the loss of your property due to foreclosure, not all hope is lost—there are alternatives that our Orlando foreclosure attorneys can help you to consider.
  • Personal Bankruptcy: If you are being threatened financially, whether it be from a mortgage foreclosure, excessive medical bills, personal debt, or a high amount of credit card debt, bankruptcy may be the best option for you.
  • Internet Defamation: NeJame Law has handled multiple claims for clients throughout Florida and the United States and can possibly help protect your reputation—call our Orlando Internet Defamation lawyers and allow us to evaluate your situation.
  • Family law: We understand how stressful a personal issue like divorce or domestic violence can be, which is why our attorneys can work closely with you and provide you with strong support. We put your family’s well-being and your legal goals first in all that we do.

When your finances, reputation, and/or future well-being hang in the balance, you want to entrust your case to a law firm that has delivered results to its clients time and again. NeJame Law has the case results and reviews to back up our reputation as a firm that cares.

Our accomplishments and experience, as well as client-focused service, give our firm the edge we needed to be effective advocates for you. There’s no need to feel overwhelmed or stressed when we’re on your side—help is here.

    Forever Have My Gratitude

    “THE MOST brilliant, and dedicated professionals I ever met! I was engaged in a very complex civil matter with my employer. The Honorable Mark NeJame is the real deal – he is irreplaceable and Orlando should be proud.”

    - A.M.
    Best in Town

    “I was involved in a car accident, and Nejame Law Office took my case and the result was phenomenal. I got way more money than I expected.”

    - D.T.
    Best Law Firm

    “NeJame law firm assisted me with a legal transaction and I can wholeheartedly say that they are without question the best law firm that I have ever had the opportunity to assist me in legal matters.”

    - P.T.
    Two Felonies Dropped

    “I am very grateful for hiring the NeJame Law team in my case. They did a very good job and worked very hard intricately and in great detail which resulted in having 2 felonies dropped with no probation.”

    - B.F.
    We would highly recommend NeJame law to anyone that asked!

    “My wife and I turned to NeJame Law when we got married and needed an immigration attorney to assist with the immigration process. We were pleased with how well we were treated and how easy our attorney made the entire process.”

    - O.H.

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Help Is Here When You Call NeJame Law

Our lawyers strive to make ourselves accessible to our valued clients. When you schedule a consultation with us, you can expect to meet with a team member in a one-on-one environment so we can learn more about you as a person and what you need to get back to your life. We also offer our services in multiple languages depending on your preference to make this time as convenient as possible. If you’re stuck or struggling, you can turn to us for a solution.

Want to learn more about our firm and our team’s qualifications? Give our Orlando attorneys a call today at (407) 500-0000. Whether you’ve been injured in an accident, need to apply for a student visa, or are in a dispute regarding child custody, we’re here to help.