Real Estate Law & Land Use Zoning
Boca Raton | Palm Beach | Ft Laud


Dwayne L. Dickerson

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.

Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Government, Environment and Real Estate
  • Community Association Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Developments of Regional Impact
  • Community Development Districts
  • Environmental

Professional Affiliations

  • 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

Community Involvement

  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
Contact Info: 

Dwayne L. Dickerson
Dunay, Miskel, and Backman, LLP
14 S.E. 4th Street
Suite 36
Boca Raton, FL 33432

561-405-3336 Phone
561-409-2341 Fax