Dion Moniz

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Dion is the President of ECTS and is a Partner/Member of his law firm, Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC. He represents numerous businesses throughout Northwest Florida with issues involving real estate transactions/litigation, civil and commercial litigation, business law, and workers’ compensation defense. With his combined legal and real estate experience, Dion brings a well-rounded mix of knowledge and skills into ECTS.

Dion 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. Dion 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.

Dion is from Panama City and has lived in Destin since 2012. He enjoys being involved in the community and currently serves as Chairman of the Florida Bar’s 1st Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “B” and is a member of the Bar Associations for Okaloosa and Walton County. He is also Past-Chairman of the Destin Chamber of Commerce, Chair-Elect of the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, Vice President of Aletha’s Legacy, Past-President of the Rotary Club of Destin, board member of the Ellison McCraney Ingram Foundation, and a member of All Sports Association and 100 Men Who Care. He previously served as Chair and board member for the Bay, Franklin, Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, as Treasurer and Foundation Chair for the Panama City Rotary Club, Chair and steering committee member for the Bay County Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Bay Program, and as Co-Chair of the 14th Judicial Circuit First Saturday Legal Clinic. He also served for seven years as a student mentor at Rosenwald Middle School, and volunteered for four years as a Rotary Reader for the Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida’s Rotary Read Aloud project. He received the Destin Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Year Award in 2020, the Destin Chamber’s Ann Gibson Community Service Award in 2017, and the Pro Bono Public Service Award in 2007. He was also named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite in 2022, and has maintained an “AV Preeminent” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2018.