Dion K. Bass is an Associate in our Jacksonville, Florida office. He focuses his practice on medical and professional liability defense, employment disputes, product liability defense, business litigation, trucking litigation, and insurance defense.
Before joining HBS in 2018, Dion practiced at another Jacksonville firm where he handled a variety of civil litigation matters, including municipality defense, insurance defense, and employment and labor law.
Before practicing law, Dion served in the United States Air Force as an aerospace maintenance apprentice. Following his time in uniform, he served military members and their families as a Youth Development and Family Services Specialist with the Department of the Air Force-during which time he spent three and a half years in Japan.
Dion earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and upon graduation he was an inaugural recipient of the Dean’s Leadership Award. He served as President of the UF Law Trial Team and was the Community Service Chair for the W. George Allen Chapter of the Black Law Student’s Association. He also worked as a Teaching Assistant for trial advocacy courses, was a member of the Student Ambassador and Recruitment Teams, and was one of two Student Advisors to the College of Law’s Faculty Appointment Committee. He was named “Best Advocate” for the Class of 2017, and he won Book Awards for Trial Practice and Trial Team, and was selected as one of the UF Law Trial Team’s Distinguished Graduates. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice with a minor in political science from Troy University.
He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Jacksonville Bar Association. In his free time, Dion enjoys going to the beach, playing sports, and spending time with his wife and kids.
•Dean’s Leadership Award
•“Best Advocate” for the Class of 2017 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law
•Book Awards for Trial Practice and Trial Team
•UF Law Trial Team Distinguished Graduate
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Hall Booth Smith Welcomes Three Associates Across Southeast
February 21, 2019
ATLANTA - Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to add three new associates across the Southeast to expand its capabilities and strengths in serving client