Christine A. Hearn

Top rated family law attorney in Tampa, Florida

Allen Dell, P.A.
Christine A. Hearn
Allen Dell, P.A.

Practice Areas: Family law

Licensed in Florida since: 1994

Education: University of Notre Dame Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

Allen Dell, P.A.

202 South Rome Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606 Phone: 813-223-5351 Email: Christine A. Hearn Visit website


Christine Hearn graduated from Notre Dame Law School in 1994, and for over 20 years she has practiced solely in the area of marital and family law in Tampa Bay and throughout the State of Florida.  She is a skilled trial lawyer, as well as an experienced collaborative divorce attorney. Throughout her career, she has represented doctors, lawyers, CEO’s and other corporate executives, financial advisors, business owners, professional athletes, and their spouses.

Ms. Hearn has the knowledge and experience to help guide her clients and their families through the difficult legal and emotional issues that often arise in family law matters. She prides herself on efficiently and effectively advocating for her clients, while maintaining a logical approach to her cases and helping her clients remain focused on the "big picture."  Ms. Hearn’s practice involves dissolution of marriage actions, post-judgment modification and enforcement actions, and pre- and post-divorce planning.  She is proficient in handling all aspects of family law, including property distribution, asset and business valuation, alimony, child support, complex tax issues, parenting plans, and timesharing arrangements.    

Ms. Hearn has been formally trained as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and often relies upon these skills to successfully negotiate creative settlements for her clients.  She has also been extensively trained in Collaborative Law, and is constantly striving to improve her skills by regularly participating in advanced trainings.  She has successfully completed a number of collaborative divorce cases, and advocates the use of the collaborative process as a peaceful alternative to litigating divorce disputes.  She is one of the founding members of what is now the largest collaborative divorce practice group in the State of Florida, Next Generation Divorce, and served as the organization’s President from 2014-1015.  Ms. Hearn is also an active member of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group and the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, and is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.

Ms. Hearn has been certified as a Guardian ad Litem volunteer and has served on the Board of Directors of the Child Abuse Council and the Forest Hills Youth Baseball League. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, as well as the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  She received her B.S. from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University in 1990.

First Admitted: 1994, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Tampa Bay Collbaobrative Divorce Group
  • Member, Next Generation Divorce (f/k/a Collaborative Divorce Institute of Tampa Bay)
  • Participated in numerous additional trainings (basic, intermediate and advanced) in Collaborative Law, 2010
  • Received Basic Training in Collaborative Law, 2009
  • Co-Chair, Collaborative Law Section of Hillsborough County Bar, 2015
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Family Law Mediator, 2004
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Certified  as a Guardian ad Litem, Hillsborough County, 2005
  • Member, Board of Directors, Child Abuse Council, Inc. 
  • Member, Board of Directors, Forest Hills Youth Baseball

Office location for Christine A. Hearn

202 South Rome Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

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