Miami Criminal and Civil Litigator

A Trusted and Ethical Attorney Serving Your Needs Representing Clients Internationally, Nationally and Locally in Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County. Marcia Giordano Hansen is an AV Preeminent Rated attorney with 20 years of litigation experience. Her dedication to the law and integrity to the system, has garnered her a reputation as a knowledgeable, trustworthy and compassionate attorney who will fight for her client’s rights.

Marcia Giordano Hansen

Past clients have said that Ms. Hansen is "phenomenal" and colleagues have said "superb, an excellent asset and a trusted friend", "intellectually gifted and a hard worker".

Marcia Giordano Hansen is the proud owner of The Hansen Law Firm which provides legal services in the area of Real Estate, Immigration and Criminal Defense. Marcia has been a litigator in the South Florida trial courts for 20 years. After graduating with honors from Barnard College of Columbia University, Marcia attended Nova Law School in Ft. Lauderdale and graduated early in 2 and 1/2 years. She gained immediate trial experience working for the State of Florida as a Public Defender where she litigated over 30 trials as first chair. With that experience she went on to work for two prominent law firms in Miami-Dade County, Wicker Smith and Fowler White. There she honed in on her civil litigation and Federal criminal defense skill set. With 10 years of work under her belt for other people, it was time for Marcia to own her own firm. Over the past 10 years, Marcia has successfully operated her own firm representing people from all over the world. Marcia is multi-lingual with a Chilean and Italian background which benefits her clients located abroad or who are recent transplants to the United States. Marcia thrives on change and diversity which is why she maintains a practice that provides services in immigration, real estate and criminal defense.

Marcia lives in Coral Gables with her husband and their two children. She loves to spend time with her family, cycle, exercise and read. Her calm nature, compassion, work ethic and passion to help her clients provide for long lasting relationships with everyone she represents.

You need an attorney who will fight for your rights!


  • Legal-Elite-2013

Marcia Giordano Hansen is an AV Preeminent Rated Litigator by Martin Dale Hubbell.

  • Preeminent AV Rating by Martin Dale Hubbell (2020 - 2021)
  • Recipient as a Legal Elite Lawyer by Florida Trends
  • 10.0 AVVO Rating
  • Certificate of Merit by Dade County Bar Association
  • Recognition for Loyalty, Dedication and Outstanding Contribution-Miami Dade Public Defender's Office
  • Numerous Nominations by the Judicial Qualifications Committee for a Gubernatorial Judicial Appointment
  • 2020 Judicial Candidate for Circuit Court Judge for the 11th Circuit

Areas of Practice

Federal and State Criminal Defense

Federal and State Criminal Defense

Getting arrested can change your world. You can lose your job, your friends and even your residency if you are not a citizen.

Often times, an arrest is due to an overzealous officer and that arrest can be dismissed with the assistance of an experienced attorney. Marcia Hansen has represented thousands of criminal defendants as a public defender and in private practice. Her ease in the courtroom, knowledge of the Florida Statutes and criminal procedure enable to take on a case, defend her client and bring peace back to the client's world.

Real Estate Litigation

Our real estate clients are individuals and corporations needing assistance with construction disputes, evictions, unlawful detainers, ejectments, lease disputes, condo association matters and any other real estate disputes arising from commercial or residential ownership and tenancy. We represent corporations and individuals alike providing one on one, VIP treatment to each client.

Immigration Law

At The Hansen Law Firm, we represent individuals, families, employers, and employees guiding them through the immigration process each step of the way from the initial consultation to file preparation and case resolution. Whether you are seeking citizenship, an employment visa, or a green card, or need assistance defending against deportation, our attorneys are dedicated to providing personalized and aggressive representation on behalf of our clients.

What Past Clients Say

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I met with several attorneys and I didn’t feel comfortable with any. Marcia walked me through the process and explained everything to me in detail. She was clear and very communicative throughout the ordeal. I recommend Marcia to anyone going through any type of criminal / legal matters.

Jose Martinez 5 March 4, 2019

The Hansen Law Firm Blog

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