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Heritage Law Group

The Heritage Building

120 North Collins Street,

Suite 201

Plant City, Florida 33563






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Business hours

Monday through Friday- 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Hillsborough County, the surrounding counties of the Tampa Bay region, and throughout the State of Florida

Heritage Law Group:


"Persuade your neighbor to compromise whenever you can.  As a peacemaker, the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good person."  Abraham Lincoln

Effective Advocates For the Rights of Others

Plant City, Florida Attorney M. Joseph Dickerson, Lead Attorney of the Heritage Law Group, and his wife, Debra

M. Joseph Dickerson,

Lead Litigation Attorney of the Heritage Law Group


M. Joseph Dickerson has been a resident of east Hillsborough County for over 40 years, graduating from Brandon High School in 1979.  Mr. Dickerson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Baylor University, and received a Juris Doctor, with honors, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1990.  Prior to starting the Heritage Law Group in 1994, Mr. Dickerson practiced with firms in Tampa and Orlando in the areas of insurance defense and business and commercial litigation.  For the past 18 years, he has been the sole shareholder and lead trial attorney of the Heritage Law Group, specializing in the areas of business, commercial and construction-related claims, and construction site accidents and other serious injury claims.  Mr. Dickerson is a member of the Florida Bar, including the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar, and is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in the State of Florida.


Prior to practicing law, Mr. Dickerson spent several years in higher education administration at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida, and is the managing member of Heritage Cornerstone Property, LLC., a real estate development company that recently renovated the historic building that houses the Heritage Law Group in downtown Plant City, Florida.  Mr. Dickerson's wide breadth of legal practice and life experience provide the clients of the Heritage Law Group with the highest level of legal representation and advocacy.


Mr. Dickerson has been married to his wife, Debra, for over 27 years, and has two grown children, Currie and David, both who are in college.  Family is a priority to Mr. Dickerson, as is involvement in his community of Plant City, where the Dickerson family is actively engaged in the ministries of Plant City's First Baptist Church.  Mr. Dickerson has also served on the boards of several local organizations, including the Brandon Pregnancy Care Center and the Board of Trustees of the Evangelical University and Seminary.


Associate Attorneys, Special Counsel and Staff


As the lead litigation attorney at the Heritage Law Group, Mr. Dickerson is supported by several associate attorneys, special counsel and a staff dedicated to competent, prompt and cost-effective legal service to our clients.  Mr. Dickerson has also developed relationships with other outside counsel throughout the State of Florida in specialized areas of practice to further expand and enhance the services we provide to our clients.  Mr. Dickerson and the attorneys and staff of the Heritage Law Group are dedicated to an overall philosophy of providing our clients with personal attention and a commitment to meet the unique needs of each individual client.  The attorneys and staff of the Heritage Law Group provide each of our clients a responsive, innovative and efficient approach to the practice of law that emphasizes common sense, practical solutions to often complex legal problems.


Do you have further questions about our legal services?

Contact us at 813-655-1801 or via our contact form.