Since 2002, Attorney Legnaro Akl has provided exceptional legal services in the areas of Immigration, Family and Mediation, Real Estate and Commercial law. Prior to starting her law career and then founding Ilaria M. Legnaro Akl, P.A., in 2003, Attorney Legnaro Akl gained extensive work experience in the areas of Hospitality and Gaming. Attorney Legnaro Akl served as President of Venus de Venezuela, C.A. (1995-1999), one of the then leading gaming companies in Venezuela. Attorney Legnaro Akl coordinated efforts to lobby the Venezuelan local and central government, on behalf of the hotel and gaming industries, during the passage of the first legislation on gambling institutions. She also coordinated and led the first appeal to the Supreme Court of Venezuela questioning the validity and constitutionality of certain sections of the “Law for the Control of Casinos, Bingos and Slot Machines.” She also worked for Merrill Lynch International Bank, and United Way.

Attorney Legnaro Akl has extensive legal experience as well as a deep understanding of the business world, which enables her to easily navigate complex legal issues. An accomplished professional in the areas of marketing, finance, and in the hospitality and gaming industries, Attorney Legnaro Akl's keen business sense enables her to resolve complex legal disputes effectively and with a practical approach. As a brilliant public relation specialist, she is able to bring parties together, achieving remarkable results in dispute resolution and mediation.

Attorney Legnaro Akl is dedicated and committed to obtaining the best possible results for her clients. Her vast business experience enables her to provide effective legal services and outstanding results. Attorney Legnaro Akl is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and provides exceptional services in all Immigration areas. She is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, dedicated to achieve respectful and fair resolutions in Family law disputes. Fluent in English, Italian, French, and Spanish.


  • Juris Doctor., J.D.– Cum Laude, School of Law University of Miami
  • Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.– Marketing & Computer Information Systems
    University of Miami
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, B.B.A.– International Finance & Marketing University of Miami


  • Florida Bar – 2002
  • United States District Court – Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida
  • EOIR – Executive Office for Immigration Review – Immigration Court
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
  • AILA – American Immigration Lawyers Association – Active Member since 2002
  • CFLI – Collaborative Family Law Institute – Active Member
  • The Women's Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami – Lifetime Member – Charity Organization
  • Chess 4 Coast – Founding Committee & Board Member – Charity Organization



  • Collection Matter

    Thank you very much for your help! I owe you one.
  • Thank you note from law student after mentorship

    It was a pleasure meeting with you today! I am more than impressed, not only with your knowledge and ability, but also with your kindness in finding so much time to meet with me and for going over so many important details of what might define a great portion of my future.
  • Real Estate & Immigration Matters

    I would like to thank you for everything…. But most of all for your availability, patience and caring… Will contact you for other matters.
  • Client Misc. Matters

    It was a pleasure working with your law firm. You always performed your work with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards. You always took the time to explain to me how you would approach the issue, and your advice was clear and useful. I look forward to working with you in the...
  • Real Estate Client

    Thank you so much for your time on this. I really appreciate your dedication and personal attention on my case. I want to thank you for your exceptional service and dedication during this time. I would also like to extend my gratitude to E. L. and J. F. for their effort. I thank you for your time...
  • Immigration Client

    Thank you so much! Good job Ilaria. I am so excited. Thank you again a million times.
  • Real Estate Client

    Once again, E. and I would like to thank you for your undivided attention throughout the process. We appreciated very much your support and guidance.
  • Real Estate Client

    I was very surprised and moved by your kindness and attention. Thank you so very much, GOD bless you!
  • Immigration Client

    For the citizenship, it was wonderful to have Ms. Akl take personal care and attention to my husband's case. Especially since he has a lot of work, he didn't want to take the time to work on the citizenships, but Ms. Akl made the process easy, and even enjoyable. She went through the paperwork ca...
  • Real Estate Client

    I had a tenant who did not pay rent, and most of all this was profoundly disturbing to me since we had never rented before and we did not know what to do. Ms. Akl responded speedily and listened to all my concerns, what was amazing was that she was available when I needed her the most, and made m...
  • Real Estate Client

    I have finally succeeded in looking over your contract; it is very detailed and covers all the scenarios that may occur. You have been very good, surely it will stay this way when we rent the house to a tenant.
  • Real Estate Agent

    Many thanks for your cooperation, enthusiasm, and dedication working on this transaction together with J.P. Congratulations! I believe your client is very happy with the final outcome. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication.