Dion J. Moniz is a Partner at the Firm and manages the Destin and the Santa Rosa Beach Offices. He represents numerous businesses throughout Northwest Florida with issues involving civil or commercial litigation, business law, real estate transactions and litigation, landlord-tenant, collections, insurance coverage disputes, and workers' compensation defense.
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 is a member of the Rotary Club of Destin, serving as the Rotary Foundation and Grants Chair. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Destin Chamber of Commerce and for the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation. He previously served as Chair (one year) and board member (six years) for the Bay, Franklin, Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, as Treasurer (three years) and Foundation Chair (four years) for the Panama City Rotary Club, as Chair (one year) and steering committee member (three years) 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.