Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Dickman began his professional career as a U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) fellow assigned to the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council in Gainesville, Florida. Mr. Dickman attended law school at Nova Southeastern University and then joined the law firm of Bilzin Sumberg in Miami representing clients in land use and zoning matters. In 2002, he opened his own firm primarily serving public interest clients with land use and environmental issues throughout Florida. Mr. Dickman earned his B.S. and an M.A. in urban and regional planning from the University of Florida. He is a member of the Collier County Bar Association, American Planning Association and is a licensed urban planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners.