954.783.9737

SERVING SOUTH FLORIDA

Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Principle Attorney

Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Principle Attorney

Sheena Benjamin-Wise

Esq., Principle Attorney

SHEENA BENJAMIN-WISE is a seasoned marital and family lawyer practicing for the past 17 years in South Florida.  She understands the struggles of individuals and families face during such difficult times. In her practice she focuses on protecting your rights during this crucial time. She handles high net worth marital assets matters, complex child custody, alimony and spousal support, and child support matters. She believes clients should be educated on the law, duties, responsibilities and entitlements. Ms. Benjamin-Wise is a passionate advocate for her clients. She believes in educating her clients regarding duties and obligations of the law and strives to provide exceptional 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. Subsequently she attended NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHEPARD SCHOOL OF LAW in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, receiving her Juris Doctorate 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. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2002.

Ms. Benjamin-Wise was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She is a long term Florida resident. Sheena is married with children and lives in Coral Springs, Florida.


BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida Bar Association (2002)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Federal Court (2004)
  • Supreme Court of the United States (2015)
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 (2005 and 2009)
  • Law School Scholarship recipient from the Florida Woman Lawyers Association
LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
  • Executive Counsel Member, Florida Bar Family Law Section (2008-present)
    • Chairperson, Diversity and Inclusion Ad Hoc Committee
    • Vice Chairperson, Legislation Committee
    • Finance Committee
    • Long Range Planning Committee
    • Past Vice Chairperson,  CLE Committee
    • Past Chairperson, In State Retreat Committee (Marco Island)
    • Past Chairperson, Membership Committee 
    • Past Co-Chairperson, Rules and Forms Committee
    • Past Co-Secretary, Legislative Committee
    • Past Co-Chairperson, Children’s Issues Committees
    • Past Commentator Family Law Section Newsletter
  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, President Elect
  • Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches
  • Broward Bar Association
  • South Florida Collaborative Law Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Haitian Lawyers Association
  • T. J. Reddick Bar Association
  • 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)
  • National Council for the Education of Young Children (1997-2000)
  • Business Networking International (BNI) – Fortune Builders and 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 Sheena Benjamin Wise, PA 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

Sheena Benjamin Wise, PA
2335 East Atlantic Boulevard, Suite 406
Pompano Beach, Florida 33062
Phone: (954) 783-9737
Fax: (954) 366-5605
Email: info@wiselawoffice.com