Dion Hancock bankruptcy attorney tampa bayTampa FL bankruptcy attorney Dion R. Hancock focuses his law practice exclusively on bankruptcy and foreclosure matters for prospective clients throughout the Tampa Bay area.

He provides comprehensive and competent legal assistance and representation for all types of bankruptcies, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, and to those facing foreclosure.

As a bankruptcy lawyer, he knows that no matter how dire the situation may look, no matter how big the debt issue, he can help. Despite the social stigma connected with it, bankruptcy is a legitimate way to help those who are mired in debt with no way out to turn their financial lives around for a fresh start.

Often, those with insurmountable debt have gotten that way through divorce, illness, a job loss, or some other devastating, unplanned life event.


  • The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Arts; Minor, Criminal Justice
  • Heidelberg College, Master of Arts in Counseling
  • Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Juris Prudence

Community Involvement:

  • Florida Bar – Law Related Education Committee – Chair 2012-2014, Sub Chair 2009-2011; Legal Guide for New Adults; So You Want to be a Lawyer; and YouTube Contest subcommittee
  • St. Pete Bar Association – Chair, Law Day Committee 2011, 2012
  • St. Pete Bar Foundation – President 2015-2016, Vice-President 2014-2015, Trustee 2009-2016
  • Directions for Living – Board Chairman 2012-2014, Trustee 2009-2014,
  • Pinellas County Housing Authority -Volunteer Hearing Officer
  • Pinellas Park Firefighters’ Pension Board Trustee 2012-2016
  • Gulf Coast Legal Services – Volunteer Attorney
  • Community Law Program, Inc. – Volunteer Attorney
  • FASH – Florida Attorneys Saving Homes- Volunteer Attorney

Courts, Certifications, Professional Associations, and Awards:

  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • Florida – All State Courts
  • Former Florida Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Former Florida Certified Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Bootcamp – 2010
  • Directions for Living – Meritorious Service Awards, 2010 -2014
  • Public Defender’s Office, 13th Judicial Circuit – Meritorious Service Award, 2005, 2006
  • Most Jury Trials in Hillsborough County, Florida – 2005 and 2006

If you need help understanding bankruptcy and how it may apply to you and your financial situation, Attorney Dion Hancock offers a free initial consultation in which you may discuss your financial circumstances directly with him. After a thorough review of your case, he can advise you of the legal options available to you to resolve your situation. Your consultation with him is completely confidential and available to all residents throughout the Tampa Bay area.