Our Legal Team

Is here to help you

When you’re involved in a legal matter, it is extremely important to take the correct steps to avoid getting into a more serious situation. If you need representation and guidance for your civil or criminal case in Fort Myers, FL, contact the experienced litigation team at Peter M. Dennis P.A.

For civil matters, we want to provide you with an honest assessment of your case. We invite conversation about your case so you can understand how we’re going to approach it. In criminal cases, we will handle your case that involves anything from theft to DUI.

Local attorney, local insight

It’s one thing to have a great hand of cards, but you also have to know when and how to play them. Defending yourself against another party or against the State in criminal court can be a treacherous undertaking, especially for those unfamiliar with the ins-and-outs of the Florida courts.

Peter M. Dennis P.A. has the insight and knowledge that comes from knowing who the prosecutors and judges are, which gives him a more realistic idea of how best to manage your case.

Attorney Peter Dennis

Peter has called Southwest Florida home for over 20 years. He has experience in all aspects of criminal defense and has an AV Preeminent rating with the Martindale – Hubbell peer review. Also, he has significant experience in civil litigation having spent time with large national firms as well as local offices.

Peter is a proud Florida Gator, having received his B.A. from The University of Florida. After spending time working in Washington, D.C., he received his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He worked in the human rights/refugee field in New York City for a few years and was happy to return home to Southwest Florida in 2007. He has been practicing criminal law and civil litigation since.

Peter is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York. He’s a member of the Lee County Bar Association, and a Barrister in the local chapter of the American Inns of Court, the Calusa Inn of Court. In his practice, finding solutions to civil and criminal matters requires attention to detail and clear understanding of client goals and hard work.

Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2014
  • Deans Scholarship New York University School of Law 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • S. Middle District of Florida

Associations

  • Position Association Name Duration
  • Member Lee County Bar Association 2012 – present
  • Barrister Calusa Inn of Court 2014 – present
  • Member – Dev. Comm. Amigos en Cristo 2010-2012

Attorney Mary Morgan

Mary Morgan handles our international civil litigation and market entry practice. Mary’s practice ranges from the formation of new startup companies to advising companies on venture financings, general corporate matters, mergers, acquisitions and complex cross-border corporate restructurings.

Mary has worked with emerging growth companies based in the US and Europe, as well as represented banks, venture funds, hedge funds and private equity firms in a variety of secured and unsecured debt financings, including asset-based loans, acquisition financings, syndicated loans, and cross-border loans.

Mary provides the firms international clients with comprehensive US Market Entry support, liaising with US Market Entry consulting firms to address clients’ logistical, tax and business development concerns, in addition to their cross-border legal needs.

Mary received her JD from NYU Law in 2005 and her BA in History, magna cum laude, from Brown University in 2000 where she was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mary has lived in San Francisco, New York, Paris, and Helsinki and frequently travels to Berlin.

Awards

  • Member Phi Betta Kappa 2000

Bar Admissions

  • California