954.783.9737

SERVING SOUTH FLORIDA

Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Partner
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Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Partner

Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Partner

SHEENA BENJAMIN-WISE is a seasoned marital and family lawyer. She believes in educating her clients regarding duties and obligations of the law and strives to provide superior personal service to meet ultimate client satisfaction.

She attended the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI in Coral Gables, Florida and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Biology in 1994 and attended NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER in Fort Lauderdale, receiving her Juris Doctor in 2001. While at Nova Southeastern University, she was a member of Moot Court and served as the Team Editor. Ms. Benjamin-Wise participated in an international internship program in Cambridge, England.

Ms. Benjamin-Wise was born in Brooklyn, New York. Sheena is married with two children and lives in Coral Springs, Florida.

 


BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida Bar Association (2002)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Federal Court (2004)

 

CERTIFICATIONS
  • Certified Family Law Guardian Ad Litem for the 17th Judicial Circuit (2002)

 

 RECOGNITIONS AND HONORS
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2010 and 2011)
  • Rising Star, Executive Council for the Florida Bar Family Law Section (2008)
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award (2009) (2005)
  • Law School Scholarship recipient from the Florida Woman Lawyers Association

 

LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
  • Florida Bar – Executive Council Member for Family Law Section (2008-present)
    • Chairperson for Membership Committee (2008 – 2011)
    • Co-Chairperson of Rules and Forms Committee (2010-2011)
    • Legislative Committee (2010 – 2013)
    • Children’s Issues Committees (2008 – present)
    • Commentator Family Law Section Newsletter – Contributor (2008-2009)
  • South Florida Collaborative Law Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Gwen Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association
  • Haitian Lawyers Association
  • T. J. Reddick Bar Association
  • Broward Bar Association – Clerk and Bar Sub-Committee
  • Palm Beach Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity

 

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Board of Director Florence Fuller Child Development Center
  • Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • North Broward Leadership 2014
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Tri-County Networking Group Boca Chapter (2010 -2014)
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce (2010-2012)
  • Member of the National Council for the Education of Young Children (1997-2000)
  • Member of Business Networking International – Gold Coast Chapter (2007-2009)
  • Member Women and Wishes Organization (2008-2009)
  • Young Children with Special Needs and Disabilities Council (2007-2008)

 

PUBLICATIONS
  • Co-Hosted the Family Power Hour Show part of the Writestream Network on Blog Talk Radio (August 2013 to present)
  • Featured in HerLife Magazine “Spotlight on Women in Legal System” April 2014
  • “Final Judgments”, Good Advice, Simply the Best Magazine, April/May 2012
  • “Divorce in 2010”, Good Advice, Simply the Best Magazine, November/December 2010
  • “If you Offer Inclusion Training, They will Come”, Children Our Concern: The Journal of the Early Childhood Association of Florida, Inc., Volume XXII, Number 2, page 24, co-authored with S. Gold, S. Liepak, M. Scott, (1998).
  • “Creating Inclusive Classrooms: A Report from the Field”, Young Exceptional Children, Volume 2, Number 2, page 2, co-authored with S. Gold, S. Liepack, M. Scott (1992)

 

PRESENTATIONS
  • “Parents Rights” Florence Fuller Child Development Center Parent Workshop March 2013.
  • Guest Lecturer – “Family Law In Practice” Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School, General Magistrate Phillip Schlissel, Family Law Litigation Workshop
  •  Panelist – “Discussions on the Impacts of Financial and Legal Changes on the Community“ Parenting Plans and the Disestablishment of Paternity”, Radio Broadcast and the Caribbean Bar Association, June 2008
  •  “Parents, Children, Custody and School Systems”, Miami Dade Community Action Agency Early Head Start Programs, Miami-Dade County, Florida, March 2008
  •  “Impact of WAGES and the Preschool Inclusions Project”, the Administration of Developmental Disabilities Annual Commissioner’s Forum, with S. Gold, Washington DC, April 1997
  •  “Seeing Children First: Training Child Care Providers to Include Children with Special Needs into the Regular Child Care Setting”, National Association of Resource and Referral Agencies and the South Florida Early Care and Education Community, May 1997
  •  “Working Together for the Sake of Children”, National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, with B. Hernandez, Anaheim, California; November 1997

 

LANGUAGES
  • Haitian Creole


About Us

    The Law Office of Benjamin-Wise Creary Associates, PLLC is a South Florida law firm located in Pompano Beach, Florida, with an emphasis on family and marital practice and litigation, including complex custody and support litigation and collaborative law divorce.

CONTACT INFO

Benjamin-Wise Creary Associates, PLLC 2335 East Atlantic Boulevard
Suite 406, Pompano Beach,
Florida 33062, UNITED STATES

Phone: (954) 783-9737
Fax: (954) 366-5605
Email: info@wiselawoffice.com


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