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Dennis J. LeVine Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Dennis J. LeVine

Partner, Tampa /

Dennis LeVine, a native of Tampa, is a Partner in the firm’s Tampa office. He focuses his statewide practice on bankruptcy litigation and creditors’ rights. Dennis is one of only seven attorneys in Florida to be Board Certified in both consumer bankruptcy law and business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification (ABC). He is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating a lawyer can receive, which indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards.

Prior to joining the firm, Dennis managed and operated his own firm for 19 years, representing creditors in all Bankruptcy Courts as well as creditors in commercial and consumer collections actions throughout the State of Florida.

Dennis received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University where he graduated cum laude. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from George Washington University’s National Law Center.

Dennis is licensed to practice in the federal courts in the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.


  • Board Certified, American Board of Certification – Consumer Bankruptcy Law
  • Board Certified, American Board of Certification – Business Bankruptcy Law
  • Speaker, Preventing Lien Sale Piracy by Florida Repair Shops, February 2021
  • Speaker, Towing, Storage & Repair Liens in Florida, January 2021
  • Speaker, Bankruptcy Law Update for Creditors, September 2020
  • Speaker, Using Unsworn Declarations instead of notarized Affidavits allowed under both federal and state law, NACTT Annual Seminar Auto Committee Meeting, July 2020
  • Speaker, Practice Insights on the Most Common Bankruptcy Hurdles Faced by the Collection Practitioner, NARCA Annual Conference, October 2015
  • Speaker, Hot Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy Law, April 2015
  • Speaker, Procedure For Court Assisted Repossession (Replevin) in Florida, October 2014
  • Speaker, Helping Auto Lenders With Bankruptcy Cases – When Your Customer Files Bankruptcy – 20 Common Questions and the Answers, September 2014
  • Speaker, Homeowners Associations And Bankruptcy – Strategies, March 2014
  • Speaker, The Art Of Valuation For Strip-Downs And Strip-Offs, March 2014
  • Speaker, Counseling The Consumer Debtor, Chapter Choice, Means Testing, Automatic Stay And Relief From Stay, Lien Avoidance, March 2011
  • Past President, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Past Board Member)
  • American Board of Certification (Past Board Member)
  • ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Commission (Chapter 7 Committee member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Consumer Bankruptcy Committee (former Chair)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, steering committee, Southeast regional conference
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Florida Bankers Association
  • National Creditors Bar Association
  • Citizens Advisory Committee, Hillsborough County Planning Organization
  • Avvo Top-Rated Lawyer 2020
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine, “Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights” Category, 2008 – 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™

Contact Information

Practice Areas


  • Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


  • George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., 1983
  • Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, 1979