V. Nicholas Dancaescu Attorney At Law
Nick is a shareholder with the firm and practices in the areas of eminent domain, land use litigation, and commercial litigation. His eminent domain practice includes representation of both property owners and taking authorities, including cases involving Bert Harris Act claims for inordinate burdening of property owners' rights, administrative law hearings, inverse condemnation actions, regulatory takings actions, and trespass/ nuisance/ flooding claims. His commercial litigation practice includes commercial foreclosures, title insurance litigation, professional malpractice, and real estate-related litigation.
Nick was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and grew up in both Girdwood, Alaska and Pensacola, Florida. He is a graduate of Pensacola High School's International Baccalaureate program. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida with degrees in both political science and geography. Nick received his juris doctor from the University of Florida cum laude as well as a master's in business administration, specializing in real estate, from the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business.
Nick has worked as a licensed Realtor and with the land acquisition department of one of the nation's largest homebuilders. He has also spent time on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., working in the Senate.
Nick has traveled extensively and lived abroad in Athens, Greece; Weissenhorn, Germany; and Cape Town, South Africa. In 2003, his article regarding the dangers of unchecked government land redistribution was cited in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark eminent domain case of Kelo v. City of New London.