Dwayne L. Dickerson is a partner in the firm's Land Use & Zoning practice group. Mr. Dickerson represents developers, property owners and local governments seeking development entitlements and environmental permit approvals for their real estate projects. Additionally, he works closely with real estate attorneys on land use, zoning and environmental issues affecting real estate transactions for buyers, sellers and lenders. His practice also includes the representation of homeowners’ associations and condominium associations.
A focus of Mr. Dickerson’s practice has been several high profile land use matters that have resulted in favorable outcomes for his clients, including well-known national retailers, utility companies, financial institutions, restaurant companies and commercial and residential developers.
Mr. Dickerson routinely negotiates with town, city and county officials; counsels clients regarding environmental and land use development issues; oversees the preparation of development applications for submittal to local governmental bodies; presents development projects at town, city and county commission meetings and various board meetings; drafts agreements and performs due diligence research related to clients’ potential land acquisitions.
Land Use & Zoning
Government, Environment and Real Estate
Community Association Law
Energy and Natural Resources
Developments of Regional Impact
Community Development Districts
The Florida Bar: Standing Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law, 2013-present
American Bar Association: Member
Broward County Bar Association: Member
National Bar Association: Member
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity: 2013 Class of Fellows
Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Inc.: Member, Board of Directors
40 under 40 “Rising Star”, Daily Business Review, 2013
2013 Legal 500 U.S. Distinction
Top Up and Comers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2015, 2016
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2003
B.A., University of Florida, 2000
Dwayne L. Dickerson
Dunay, Miskel, and Backman, LLP
14 S.E. 4th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33432