Dominic F. DeCesare was born in West Palm Beach and raised in Jupiter. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, he attended Nova Southeastern University- Shepard Broad College of Law in Fort Lauderdale. While there, Dominic competed in two national Moot Court competitions and sat on the Executive Board as Vice President. He was also a member of the ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law. Dominic went on to graduate cum laude and was invited to the Order of Barristers—a prestigious honor society for individuals who excel in legal writing and courtroom advocacy.