Nicholas B. Vargo is a member of Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Litigation practice group. He represents residential and commercial owners in construction disputes of all types, including construction defect. Mr. Vargo is a member of the American Bar Association Construction Forum, the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, and is actively involved with the St. Pete Bar Association.

Prior to joining Ball Janik, Mr. Vargo assisted clients with complex business formations, entity restructuring, and developing creative tax solutions to complex tax issues. Mr. Vargo uses these skills to assist clients in construction litigation by finding liability in companies attempting to avoid responsibility.

Mr. Vargo’s passion for helping others is evidenced by his work in and out of the courtroom. During law school, he worked as a law clerk in personal injury law for several local plaintiff’s attorneys, received the Pro Bono Award of Excellence, and was involved in drafting an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States as an advocate for children unrepresented in United States v. Windsor.

When he is not working or volunteering his time, Mr. Vargo can often be found traveling or outdoors with his wife and their two dogs.


  • LL.M.T., 2015
    University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • J.D., cum laude, 2014
    University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • B.A., Psychology and Political Science, 2009
    University of South Florida


  • Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Texas