Aly N. Benitez, Esq.
Aly grew up in Central Florida before attending the University of Virginia, where she majored in American Politics and played Varsity Women’s Soccer. After her studies at Virginia, Aly attended Stetson University College of Law, where she received a full academic scholarship and completed her Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration.
After completing her studies, Aly joined the Benitez Law Group. Aggressive and client-focused, Aly has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox as a legal expert. She has also received several prestigious awards including being named Super Lawyers Magazine “Rising Star”, Orlando Style Magazine “Legal Elite”, Legal-Elite Magazine “Most Client-Focused Real Estate Lawyer”, Orlando Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” and receiving the “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” from Congressman Alan Grayson
In 2018, Aly helped Seminole State College of Florida develop their Real Estate Law Paralegal course and served as Adjunct Professor for the Real Estate Law I course.
Aly published her first Best-Selling book “Against the Grain” in 2013 and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the onePULSE Foundation and Vice President of the Orange County Sheriff’s Foundation. Aly is also a licensed Realtor and founder of Pulse of Orlando, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and the first organization to distribute funds to survivors and families after the Pulse tragedy.
AWARDS & HONORS:
Super Lawyers Magazine “Rising Stars” (2016, 2017, 2018)
Orlando Style Magazine “Legal Elite” (2016, 2017, 2018)
Orange County Sheriff’s Foundation, Vice President (2013 – Present)
City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board, Chairwoman (2013 – 2017)
Quilly Award Recipient from The National Academy of Best Selling Authors (2013)
Featured as legal expert on “America’s Premier Experts” on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox (2013)
Best-Selling Author (Against The Grain, Amazon 2013)
Girl Scouts of Citrus Council “Women of Distinction” Award, Nominee (2012)
Orlando Business Journal “40 Under 40″ Award, Finalist (2011)
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, from Congressman Alan Grayson (2010)
Against The Grain: World’s Leading Experts Reveal How They Achieved Positive Results In A Down Economy, Co-Author (2013)
Vitas LGBTQ Seminar – Domestic Partnership vs. Marriage: Legal Ramifications (2017)
University of South Florida LGBTQ Gala – Keynote Speaker (2017)
Empowerment Through Sports Leadership Series Conference, Speaker (Los Angeles, CA 2013)
JEG Community Stabilization Seminars for Homebuyers, Speaker (Orlando, FL 2012)
onePULSE Foundation, Inc. – Board of Trustees (2017)
Orange County Sheriff Foundation – Vice Chair (2013 – Present)
Pulse of Orlando, Inc. – Founder/Board President (2016)
City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board – Chairwoman (2014 – Present)
Grace Alexander Foundation – Founder/Board Chair (2008 – Present)
Aly concentrates her practice on business law and real estate matters. She prides herself on aggressively representing each client and making herself available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Aly is a licensed real estate agent and is active in a number of organizations including: onePULSE Foundation, Orange County Bar Association and Orange County Sheriff Foundation.