Mark NeJame received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida and graduated with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, College of Law, in 1980. He is based in Central Florida with his main office in Orlando, but has routinely handled state and federal cases and clients throughout Florida, having practiced in numerous counties throughout Florida and in all Florida federal district courts; the Middle, Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts. In addition to Florida, he has represented clients and handled cases in numerous other states and districts throughout the United States and the Caribbean including cases in Georgia, Texas, Massachusetts, California, New York, Virgin Islands, New Jersey, Michigan, North Carolina and Virginia.
For the first 25 years of his 32 year career, Mark NeJame primarily devoted his practice to that of criminal defense. His state and national reputation was achieved by passionately representing thousands of clients charged with essentially every type of criminal offense. Although most of Mark's cases involve regular people and their families who find themselves hurt, accused or needing help with a legal challenge, Mark has handled numerous high profile cases involving lawyers, judges, professionals, celebrities, athletes, politicians, law enforcement officials and renowned business people. The vast majority of such cases need to be kept off the public radar and to be resolved quietly. A small number of others either necessitate public exposure or proper handling of the press when they come calling. With his vast media experience, as well as his substantial legal background, Mark and his team to know how to properly navigate a case through such issues, landmines and considerations.
Dedicated to service to others, Mark has been very active in a variety of civil, charity and political functions, having hosted multiple charitable and political events. He is co-founder and intimately involved, along with his wife, with Runway to Hope, a charity that provides assistance, research, help and support to children with pediatric cancer and their families. In only its first two years, Runway to Hope was voted three times as The Best Charity Event of the Year in two publications and in its first year was honored to receive the Award for Excellence in Fundraising by a Nonprofit, by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, in its first year.
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