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Nick D. Maceus is an attorney living and working in Washington, DC. Mr. Maceus holds a BA from the University of Florida, an MA from Harvard University and a JD from the George Washington University School of Law. He began his career working for Merrimack Valley Legal Services in Lowell, MA, a free legal aid service for the elderly and low income citizens of Essex and Middlesex Counties of MA.

 

When he is not working, Nick Maceus has many causes and interests he participates in. He is active with Habitat for Humanity, FEED Projects, HOPE, America Reads, The Florida Police Benevolent Association, Big Brothers / Big Sisters and The Grace Tabernacle Haitian Baptist Church., of which his father, Sony Maceus, is the pastor of.

 

Nick Maceus is a member of the American Bar Association, the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association, Toastmasters, the Harvard Alumni Association, the United Nations Association, and Sigma Phi Epsilon.

 

In his personal time, Nick Maceus is an avid reader, and enjoys books on a wide variety of topics, from history to law to politics, to name a few. Some of his favorite authors include Alexandre Dumas, Thomas Hardy, Bram Stoker, Anton Chekov, Wolfgang Von Goethe and Nathaniel Hawthorne.  Mr. Maceus also enjoys martial arts, organic gardening, photography, writing, travel, and studying foreign languages, economics, anthropology, and humanities.

 

 

Washington D.C. area attorney Nick Maceus has many passions in life—but none so prevalent as his passion for learning. The owner of a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a Juris Doctorate, Nick Maceus has spent most of his adult life pursuing higher education. He began his education at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, at the age of 17.  Nick Maceus attended the University on a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. Nick Maceus graduated from the University of Florida after only two years, at the age of 19.

 

Nick Maceus attended the George Washington University School of Law in 2003 at the age of 21. At GWU, Nick Maceus was very active in both competitive sports and school organizations, such as the Student Bar Association, the Black Law Student Association, The American Civil Liberties Union, and the Entertainment and Sports Law Association, among many others. While he was attending GWU, Nick Maceus also worked for the D.C.-based sports PR firm, SFX Sports Group. At SFX, Mr. Maceus wore many hats: he was in drafting, researching and editing press releases, conducting business category analysis, updating client marketing biography information and writing for the SFX newsletter. He was also active in sports himself, practicing Jiu Jitsu and running in marathons and triathlons. Nick Maceus held the distinct title of GWU’s first ever “Strongman” after winning the University’s first ever “Strongman Competition.”

 

After graduating from GWU with his J.D., Nick Maceus entered Harvard University in Cambridge, MA to earn his master’s degree. Not only did he win a coveted Academic Scholarship Award, but he frequently made the Dean’s List for Academic Achievement and maintained a 3.65 GPA, all while working, volunteering, and competing in five different University sports. Nick Maceus was a member of the Institute of Politics, the Art Appreciation Society, the United Nations Association of the United States of America, HESA, the International Society for Human Rights, the Harvard Secret Society and the Citizens Media Law Project, to name just a few. He also worked as an attorney for Merrimack Valley Legal Services in suburban Lowell, MA, where he did heavy amounts of legal research and writing for trial preparation.

 

Mr. Maceus also volunteers for the Big Brothers / Big Sisters program, FEED Projects, America Reads, HOPE, the Grace Tabernacle Haitian Baptist Church, and the Florida Police Benevolent Association. In Nick’s free time he enjoys reading, writing, martial arts, traveling, horticulture and organic gardening, learning foreign languages, and many other educational pursuits.

 

 

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