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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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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

    Partner

    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.

    Partner

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

    Partner

    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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    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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