Dennis Hernandez, Esq.
Dennis started practicing law as an attorney in the 1990’s at just 23 years old. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Duke University and continued on to earn law degrees from Florida State University Law School and Harvard University, School of Law.
In 1997 he then went on to start the prominent law firm, Dennis Hernandez & Associates PA concentrating in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, civil litigation, and “white collar” criminal defense. The Tampa FL personal injury firm is on Kennedy Blvd near Hyde Park District serving the greater Tampa Bay area for over two decades.
Mollie Hair, Esq.
Mollie is a native Floridian: born in Panama City and raised in Safety Harbor. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She then attended Law School at Barry University School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor with honors. While a student at Barry University, she was actively involved in a number of organizations, including acting as President of the Federalist Society during her third year. Mollie is dedicated to fighting for the injured people of the Tampa Bay, Sarasota, and surrounding areas. Mollie resides in Tampa and Sarasota and is active in various legal organizations. She is a member of the Florida Bar, The Florida Justice Association, The American Association for Justice, and The Tampa Hispanic Bar Association. Mollie is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the Federal Middle District Court of Florida.
Samantha Passmore, Esq.
Born in Richmond, Virginia, raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and currently resides in Tampa, Florida. Samantha received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of North Florida, where she graduated Cum Laude. She then went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law, where she graduated within the top 20% of her class. While attending law school, Samantha was a Student Ambassador, an active member of the Student Bar Association, and a part-time law clerk for a personal injury firm.
Vanessa Gerlich, Esq.
Vanessa was born in Tettnang, Germany and raised in Cape Coral, Florida. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from The University of Florida and went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. While in law school, she was actively involved in organizations and several externships, such as the local government externship with The City of St. Petersburg Attorney’s Office.
Michele Ebone, Esq.
Michele was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. Michele received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University. She then went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. While attending law school, Michele worked as a part-time law clerk at a personal injury firm and volunteered her time with Guardian ad Litem. As a law student, Michele received a Book Award for Research & Writing II and was honored as a recipient of the William F. Blews Pro Bono award. Michele is licensed to practice law in Florida and is an active member of The Florida Bar. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division.