Practice Areas: Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Premises Liability, Maritime
Mark Hanson has been practicing law in Florida for nearly thirty years. Born and raised in Michigan, Mark went to the University of San Diego after graduating high school. There he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration, finishing near the top of his class. From there, he attended Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and obtained his law degree in 1985. Mark moved to Palm Beach County and began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney for Palm Beach County. During his six-year tenure with the State, Mark prosecuted every type of case from DUI to first degree murder.
After leaving the State, Mark embarked on a successful career as a civil and criminal litigator. He specializes in plaintiff's personal injuries cases including auto accidents, slip and falls, and premises liability injury claims. He is one of the few attorneys in South Florida with an emphasis on maritime claims. These include recreational boating accidents, cruise line passenger injuries and commercial crew claims.
Mark is a National Board Certified Trial lawyer who has been elected to Florida's Legal Elite and Florida's Super Lawyers on several occasions. He carries an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available for ethics and competence.
Mark has obtained numerous million dollar results for his clients over the years.
Mark is a member of the Florida and Colorado Bar associations and is admitted to practice in state and federal court in Florida and state court in Colorado. He is a member of the American Association for Justice Florida Justice Association, the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the Palm Beach County Bar Association and the MBA.
Mark is married with two children and resides in northern Palm Beach County with his family. They are active in mission work in the Dominican Republic and local community service.
- National Board Certified Trial lawyer
- Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite
- Florida Super Lawyers®
- "AV Rated"—Martindale-Hubbell
- American Association for Justice Florida Justice Association
- Palm Beach County Justice Association
- 1985, Florida
- University of San Diego
- Tulane Law School, 1985