NeJame Law

Michele Diglio Benkiran

Real Estate and Business Attorney

NeJame Law

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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 fifteen 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.”

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

- 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

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Cooperatives, Business Crimes, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Business Valuation, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Closely Held Business Law, Closely Held Business Taxation, Complex Business Litigation, Cooperative Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Privatization, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade and Professional Associations, Trade Association Law
Real Estate Adverse Possession, Boundary Disputes, Common Interest Community Law, Community Association Law, Condominium Association Law, Condominium Conversions, Condominium Development, Condominium Law, Condominium Timeshares, Conservation Easements, Conveyancing, Cooperative Housing Association Law, Cooperative Conversions, Cooperative Housing Law, Easements, Historic Conservation Easements, Homeowners Association Law, International Real Estate, Land Acquisitions, Land Sales, Land Trusts, Manufactured Housing Law, Mixed Use Development, Mobile Home Law, Planned Unit Development Law, Property Management, Quiet Title, Real Estate Acquisitions, Real Estate Arbitration, Real Estate Banking Law, Real Estate Bankruptcy, Real Estate Brokerage Law, Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability, Real Estate Brokers Licensing, Real Estate Brokers Malpractice, Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense, Real Estate Collections, Real Estate Contracts, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Errors and Omissions, Real Estate Exchanges, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Foreclosure, Real Estate Fraud, Real Estate Investment, Real Estate Investment Taxation, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Real Estate Joint Ventures, Real Estate Leasing, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Partnerships, Real Estate Restructuring, Real Estate Sales, Real Estate Secured Lending, Real Estate Securities, Real Estate Settlements, Real Estate Syndication, Real Estate Tax Appeals, Real Estate Tax Assessment, Real Estate Tax Foreclosure, Real Estate Tax Liens, Real Estate Taxation, Real Estate Title, Real Estate Title Examination, Real Estate Title Insurance, Real Estate Trade Association Law, Real Estate Valuation, Real Estate Workouts, Real Property, Real Property Acquisitions, Real Property Development, Real Property Finance, Residential Real Estate, Residential Real Estate Acquisitions, Residential Real Estate Development, Residential Real Estate Finance, Residential Real Estate Foreclosure, Residential Real Estate Sales, Right of Way Easements, Waterfront Development


  • Florida

Employment History

  • Partner | NeJame Law

    2013 - 2015

  • Associate Attorney | Benkiran Law Firm PA

    2001 - 2013

  • Assistant State Prosecutor | Office of State Attorney 15th Judicial Circuit

    1999 - 2000


  • BS - Bachelor of Science | Florida International University

    1987 - 1991

  • JD - Juris Doctor | Michigan State University College of Law

    1996 - 1999

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  • Orlando, Florida, Orange County

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