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David A Fernandez

David A Fernandez

Practice areas:

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

About Me

I am a partner at Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC. I specialize in bankruptcy law, commerical litigation and real estate, including foreclosure defense and landlord-tenant disputes, small business matters and defense of ADA suits. I am bilingual offering my services in English and Spanish. The most unique benefit that I can provide to my clients is practical and personalized legal solutions at an economical rate. At Fernandez Benjamin we are a congenial firm that draws from our experiences to provide legal services from your perspective. If you are a business looking to grow or a consumer facing a lawsuit, I want to help you be successful.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Foreclosure: 20%
    5 years, 23 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    5 years, 5 cases
  3. Debt Collection: 15%
    5 years, 13 cases
  4. Litigation: 15%
    5 years, 30 cases
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • David Elbert Little

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    David Little Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Derrick R Connell

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    Derrick Connell Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Fernandez Benjamin, PLLC

1718 Main Street
Sarasota, FL, 34236



FLMember in Good Standing201005/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Service AwardClearwater Bar Association2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFernandez Benjamin, PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneySkyway Law Group, PA2012 - 2015
AssociateEnglander & Fischer, LLP2009 - 2012
Petty Officer First Class (E-6)United States Navy (Active Duty)1999 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2010 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
CB Beachwalk v DuldulaoDismissal pursuant to settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLaw w/ a concentration in AdvocacyJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of OklahomaHuman RelationsMA - Masters2008
University of PhoenixManagementBS - Bachelor of Science2007