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Andrew W.J. Dickman

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Naples, FL

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Mr. Dickman is the City Attorney for the City of St. Pete Beach and the hearing examiner for Collier County. His passion is advocating for open government, progressive urban planning, clean water, low impact development, working waterfronts, and protecting Florida’s history and unique places. 

Andrew was born in Tampa and raised rural on the Little Manatee River a few miles south of Ruskin, Florida.  He attended Santa Fe Community College (1983-84), graduated from the University of Florida (1987), and earned his master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Florida (1992).  

Mr. Dickman worked in growth management at the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, geographic information systems at the St. Johns River Water Management District and founded the Community Services Planning Center for the Department of Children and Families in Miami, Florida.  While working for DCF, Andrew attended the evening division at Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center (1999).  He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2000. 

Mr. Dickman has served as Vice Mayor for Village of El Portal in Miami-Dade County, policy director for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples, and board member for the Environmental Advisory Council for Collier County.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2022


  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 1999
  • University of Florida
    • M.A. - 1992
    • Major: Urban and Regional Planning, G.I.S, Growth Management
  • University of Florida
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: Liberal Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Collier County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Planners
  • American Planning Association
  • 1000 Friends of Florida, Board member
Collier County Bar Association
The Florida Bar | 1950
United States District Court Northern District of California
United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit
APA | American Planning Association | Creating Great Communities For All
1000 Friends of Florida
AICP | American Institute of Certified Planners
United States District Court | Middle District Of Florida
The Florida Bar | Board Certified