Dion J. Moniz
- Areas of Practice: Civil and Commercial Litigation; Business Law; Closings; Real Estate Litigation and Foreclosures; Collections; Worker's Compensation Defense
- Education: J.D., Cum Laude, Florida State University College of Law; B.S., Cum Laude, Florida State University
- Professional Honors and Community and Professional Memberships: Co-Authored worker's compensation articles in Florida Bar Journal; Treasurer for Rotary Club of Panama City; President of Bay, Franklin, Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.; Rotary Reader volunteer for Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida's Rotary Read Aloud Project; Member of Bay County American Inn of Court; Member of Bay County Bar Association; Member of Bay County Chamber of Commerce; Member of Florida Defense Lawyers Association; Member of The Florida Bar, U.S. District Courts of the Northern District of Florida, The Alabama Bar, and Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
Dion J. Moniz is a Partner at the Firm and manages the Sandestin Office. He represents numerous businesses throughout Northwest Florida with issues involving civil or commercial litigation, business law, real estate litigation (including foreclosures), real estate closings, collections, insurance coverage disputes, and workers' compensation defense (including imposition of penalties and/or stop work orders).
Mr. Moniz earned his Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law, Cum Laude. He earned his B.S. degree from Florida State University, Cum Laude. Mr. Moniz is admitted to practice in Florida, Alabama, the U.S. District Courts of the Northern District of Florida, and the Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama.
Mr. Moniz is active in the local bar and community. He currently serves as the Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Panama City, and also serves as President and member of the Board of Directors for the Bay, Franklin, Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. He is a former Co-Chair of the 14th Judicial Circuit First Saturday Legal Clinic. He served for seven years as a student mentor at Rosenwald Middle School, is a graduate of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Bay Program, is the former Chair of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Bay Program, and currently volunteers as a Rotary Reader for the Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida’s Rotary Read Aloud project. Mr. Moniz is a member of The Florida Bar, the Alabama Bar, the Bay County American Inn of Court, the Bay County Bar Association, the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Defense Lawyers Association.
Mr. Moniz has co-authored two articles on the changing law in worker’s compensation: “Worker’s Compensation Settlements, the Next Generation,” which appeared in the Florida Bar Journal, and a follow-up article: “Worker’s Compensation Settlements, the Evolution Continues.”
You can contact Dion at (850) 769-3434 or at