Mr. Benjamin is Of Counsel for ALLEN & DAWSON and concentrates his practice in the area of government procurement, zoning, land development, lobbying, business law and complex litigation.
Mr. Benjamin is the founder of the Barrister Firm, P.A. and his practice emphasizes delivery of outstanding legal services in a variety of legal areas such as civil & commercial litigation, family litigation, criminal litigation, banking, probate administration, employment/labor and bankruptcy just to name a few. He is an AV Preeminent Attorney (highest peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell), has been selected as a Super Lawyer and rated Superb by AVVO.com. His clients include lenders, developers, investors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, athletes, publishers, corporations (including non-profits), individuals and small business owners.
Mr. Benjamin is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator with the prestigious dispute resolution firm of Salmon & Dulberg and he’s been listed on the panel of mediators and arbitrators for American Arbitration Association, Collins Center for Public Policy, FL Department of Financial Services and Financial Industry Regulation Agency (FINRA).
Mr. Benjamin’s wide knowledge of various legal areas, easy going demeanor, and sense of justice and fairness has made him a excellent jurist as he serves on the bench of Traffic Court for the County Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and as Special Master for a few of the municipalities around South Florida.
He has served as President of The Wilkie D. Fergson, Jr. Bar Association (The Black Lawyers Association) and the Florida Muslim Bar Association. He has also co-chaired the Miami-Dade County Bar Association’s Solo/Small Firm Committee. He has represented dozens of indigent clients through Dade County Legalaid’s Put Something Back Program.