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Jonathan Mark Benjamin

Jonathan Mark Benjamin

Practice areas:

Foreclosure, Real Estate, Bankruptcy & Debt, Landlord & Tenant, Debt Collection

About Me

I am a Partner at Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC, a firm specializing in Foreclosure defense, Bankruptcy, Real Estate matters, Real Estate Closings, Personal Injury, and other Civil Litigation matters. I am a former bank attorney, so I bring a unique perspective to defense work, especially foreclosure defense.  At the firm,  I am currently working on Foreclosure Defense, Bankruptcy, Real Estate matters, Landlord/Tenant Law, and Consumer Debt Collection defense.  Our firm also handles all loss mitigation options, including short sales and loan modifications. I work very hard for our clients and believe it is my duty to aggressively represent each and every client as I would a family member. 


I met my friend and Partner at Stetson Law, where we shared very similar interests and outlooks on life. We both love sports, are Christians, and are passionate about the law. We are aggressive young attorneys willing to go the extra mile for our clients. We have outstanding credentials, positive results, and believe our clients should always receive personal and professional representation.


If you have any questions and  would like to speak with me, please give me a call at our office in St. Petersburg. You can also e-mail.  Remember, the first consultation is free. Thank you.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Foreclosure: 40%
    5 years, 500 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    5 years, 75 cases
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    5 years, 100 cases
  4. Debt Collection: 10%
    5 years, 15 cases
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    5 years, 15 cases



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • David Elbert Little

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Little Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David A Fernandez

    Jon is an outstanding attorney and has been a huge asset to our firm, Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC. Jon's methodical approach has enabled our firm to reach new heights. I'm excited for our future at Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC.


    David Fernandez Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC

5716 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL, 33710



FLMember in Good Standing201105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo, Inc.2015
Featured Attorney ForeclosureAvvo, Inc.2014
Avvo Clients' ChoiceAvvo, Inc.2014
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College of Law2010
Best Advocate in a Preliminary RoundAmerican Association For Justice Civil Trial Competition - Stetson University College of Law2010
Leadership Development CertificateStetson University College of Law2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFernandez Benjamin, PLLC2015 - Present
PartnerSkyway Law Group2014 - 2015
AttorneyDouglas C. Zahm, PA2011 - 2014
Certified Legal InternOffice Of The State Attorney 6th. Circuit2010 - 2010
Judicial Law ClerkSixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County2009 - 2009
Law ClerkAssistant United States Attorney2009 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Attorney's Title FundAgent/Member2015 - Present
Florida Bar, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm SectionMember2014 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2012 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAttorney Member2012 - Present
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Florida BarAttorney Member2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Zepp v. ParryCase dismissed with prejudice

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Publication NameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesWhat To Do When Faced With Foreclosure -- A 5-Step Approach2015


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor2010
Boston UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Panel on Passing the FL BarPassing the FL Bar2014