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.

After decades in the bay area helping those in need, the firm now handles almost any kind of legal circumstance. Blessed with multiple Associations, memberships and awards, Dennis graduated from the Trial Lawyers College, a prestigious organization founded by the well-known attorney, Gerry Spence. Mr. Hernandez is one of only 1,378 attorneys who claim this distinction.


  • Duke University
  • Florida State College of Law
  • Harvard Law School


  • The Florida Bar Association
  • The Florida & American Association for Justice
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorney

Dennis has offices in Tampa, Florida and is also admitted to practice law in all State of Florida courts, The Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh District, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Dennis Hernandez is an experienced trial attorney who will protect your rights in a court of law and fight for the compensation you deserve. He is committed to providing each of his clients with personalized, knowledgeable legal counsel, and will keep you informed through every phase of your case.