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I am an experienced local attorney, with local insight! If you have been arrested, or have a civil dispute you can trust that I will PERSONALLY handle all aspects of your case. If you hire me, you get me! I am a Martindale- Hubbell AV rated attorney (highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards). I graduated from New York University School of Law (NYU), one of the nations top 10 law schools. However, I am a son of Fort Myers, having graduated from Fort Myers High School ... a number of yeas back. I am an aggessive defender of peoples rights, and take all of my cases personally.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 35%
    8 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    8 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    10 years
  4. Investment Fraud: 5%
    3 years
  5. Business: 5%
    10 years



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  • Samuel J Fisher

    I endorse this lawyer. I have seen Mr. Dennis in action in court for many years. He is bright and innovative. Many of his legal superbly creative. Most importantly, Mr. Dennis truly cares for his clients.


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  • Leon M Walsh Jr.

    Peter is passionate about serving the needs of his clients and willing to go the extra mile on their behalf.


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Contact info

Peter M. Dennis, P.A.

1533 Hendry Street, Ste. 300
Fort Myers, FL, 33901


FLMember in Good Standing200706/19/2016
NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Dean's ScholarshipNew York University School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPeter M Dennis, P.A.2014 - Present
AttorneySynergy Legal Consultants2013 - 2014
Associate AttorneyLaw Firm Of Scott T. Moorey2012 - 2013
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defenders Office of the 20th Judicial Circuit (Florida)2009 - 2011
Associate AttorneyQuarles & Brady, LLP (Streich Lang)2007 - 2009
Program AssociateInternational Center for Transitional Justice2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Amigos Center (Amigos en Cristo)Member - Board of Directors2015 - Present
Lee County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ukumbi: A Finnish non-governmental organization established in 2007. The mission is to offer architectural services to communities in need in the Developing WorldBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Amigos CenterDevelopment Team Member2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI . +1.5Minimums
Criminal Battery CaseCase dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Evidence in Florida, Seventh Edition, for the Florida Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationOpinion and Expert Testimony2008
The Washington PostThe UN, Preying on the Weak2005
Comparative Regional Integration: Theoretical Perspectives (European Communities Studies Association (ECSA))The Economic Community of West African States: From Regional Economic Organization to Regional Peacekepeer2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and SciencesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Facing History and OurselvesRace Relations and the Law2012
Live for LiberiaLiberia's Legal and Social Transition2005