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David Francis Hanley

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My interests outside of the practice of law include travel, snow skiing, aircraft/air shows, WWII history, running and University of Florida Gators Football.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 30%
    23 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    23 years
  3. Business: 25%
    23 years
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
    23 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Julie Elizabeth Hough

    David Hanley is a terrific lawyer who offers his clients top-notch legal services with a personable touch. David is quick to respond to client's needs, and has the ability to assist his corporate and individual clients in all transactional matters. David practices with professionalism, integrity, and intelligence. I do not hesitate to send my clients to David Hanley.


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Contact info

David F. Hanley, P.A.

3201 Overlook Road
Davie, FL, 33328-7143


FLMember in Good Standing199209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2015
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2014
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
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BV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
JD Degree Awarded Magna Cum LaudeStetson College fo Law1992
American Jurisprudence Book Award - Secured TransactionsStetson College of Law1991
American Jurisprudence Book Award - Contracts IStetson College of Law1990
Honor RollStetson College of LawN/A
Dean's ListStetson College of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Corporate CounselMeritas, LLC2007 - 2009
PartnerAngelo & Banta, P.A.2005 - 2007
Partner/AssociateBrinkley Morgan1995 - 2005
AssociateGonano & Harrell, Chartered1994 - 1995
AssociateMateer Harbert1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Corporate CounselN/A2009 - Present
United States Tax CourtN/A1998 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal CircuitN/A1998 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh CircuitN/A1996 - Present
United States Supreme CourtN/A1996 - Present
U.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaN/A1995 - Present
U.S. District Court, Middle District of FloridaN/A1992 - Present
Florida BarN/A1992 - Present
Stetson Intramural Law JournalArticles Editor - Legal1991 - 1992
Phi Delta PhiN/A1991 - 1992
Sigma Chi FraternityN/AN/A
Leadership Fort Lauderdale Class IIIN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Strand 28-story Luxury Apartment Tower, Jacksonville295-Unit Luxury Condominium Community
242-Acre Resort and Marina in OhioClosing of $10 million line of credit
Acquisition of International K-12 School in SpainTerminated Negotiations During Due Diligence
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Super Lawyers MagazineThe Top Attorneys In Florida2013
Daily Business ReviewBoutique & Practice Specific Law Firm Guide (2012 Florida Edition)2012
Florida Super LawyersThe Top Attorneys In Florida2012
Florida Super LawyersThe Top Lawyers in Florida2011
Florida Trend MagazineFlorida Legal Elite2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1987