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Marcia Giordano Hansen has been a member of the South Florida legal community for the past fifteen years. Her wealth of trial experience and legal expertise was developed through her years as an Assistant Public Defender and Litigator in private practice.


As an Assistant Public Defender, Mrs. Hansen personally handled hundreds of cases wherein she represented a broad spectrum of clients accused of criminal defense cases ranging from traffic offenses to murder. She obtained an impressive trial record, while at the same time established solid relationships and earned the respect of various judges, prosecutors, court personnel and members of the defense bar.


In private practice, Mrs. Hansen represented large insurance companies such as AIG and American Empire, as well as reputable businesses, such as Del Monte. Additionally, she represented criminal clients accused of committing white collar crimes such as medicare fraud, tax evasion, passport fraud and money laundering. Mrs. Hansen was exposed to protracted litigation, wherein she personally handled the discovery process, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, settlement and trial.


Her participation in the South Florida legal community does not stop at the courthouse. She is an avid participating member in the Miami Dade Women’ Chamber of Commerce, The Miami Dade County Bar Association, The Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and Femfessionals. She also donates her time to the Ensuring Equal Justice Initiative spearheaded by the Miami Dade Public Defender’s Office wherein she represents indigent clients on a pro-bono basis.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English, French, Italian

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 50%
    16 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

16 total 

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  • Steve Erik Taylor

    I have know Marcia for several years and I have seen first hand that she is an excellent attorney. Her dedication, preparation and professionalism are unparalleled. I would highly recommend Marcia to handle all landlord & tenant disputes, along with any criminal defense matters.

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    Steve Taylor Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • John Patrick Musca

    I endorse this lawyer. I know her to be an aggressive attorney, passionate about representing the rights of the accused in South Florida. Not only is she trustworthy, but she is respected by judges and her fellow attorneys alike in the community, and known for observing the highest ethical standards of this profession. If you need help or representation on any criminal matter, I would unreservedly recommend Ms. Hansen.

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    John Musca DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Hansen Law Firm, P.A.

1172 S. Dixie Hwy.
#186
Miami, FL, 33146

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartin Dale Hubbell2015
Legal Elite Up & ComerFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Legal Elite Up & ComerFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Certificate of MeritDade County Bar Association2011
Recognition for Loyalty, Dedication and Outstanding ContributionMiami Dade Public Defender's Office2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Majority ShareholderThe Hansen Law Firm, P.A.2010 - Present
AssociateFowler, White, Burnett, P.A.2007 - 2010
AssociateWicker, Smith, O'Hara, Ford, McCoy, P.A.2005 - 2007
Assistant Public DefenderMiami Dade Public Defender's Office2000 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Miami Dade Women's Chamber of CommerceBoard Member2014 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember Bulletin Committee2007 - Present
Florida Association of Women LawyersN/A2007 - Present
Miami Dade Women's Chamber of CommerceN/A2007 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
3149XDKDUI dismissed and charges reduced to Reckless Driving
B09024967Case Dismissed
M09070211All counts dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Dade County Bar Association BulletinUndergoing a DUI Investigation2011
Dade County Bar Association BulletinWhen a Text is Sext Your Child Is At Risk Of Being Classified As A Sex Offender2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Columbia University School of LawEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spotlight Speaker at South Miami Chamber of CommerceHow Social Media Can Make Your Child a Criminal Defendant2016
How to Seal and Expunge Criminal RecordsSealing and Expunging Criminal Records2011