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Florida Legislative Session Agricultural Update – Week 7

The seventh week of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session concluded on April 21, 2017. We will provide periodic updates as the Legislative Session continues, and for any relevant legislation, the full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (http://www.flsenate.gov; http://www.myfloridahouse.com; and http://www.leg.state.fl.us.) Updates from the last report […]

Florida Legislative Session Agricultural Update – Week 7

The seventh week of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session concluded on April 21, 2017. We will provide periodic updates as the Legislative Session continues, and for any relevant legislation, the full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (http://www.flsenate.gov; http://www.myfloridahouse.com; and http://www.leg.state.fl.us.) Updates from the last report […]

Michael Minton Inducted Into Florida Blue Key

Published: April 26th, 2017

By: Michael D. Minton

On Saturday, April 22nd, Michael Minton was inducted into Florida Blue Key in Gainesville, Florida.  Florida Blue Key is the oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary organization in the state of Florida. The chapter was founded in 1923 and is filled with the best and brightest leaders from the University of Florida and beyond. The tapping ceremony […]

Michael Minton Attends Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Capitol Days

Published: March 31st, 2017

By: Michael D. Minton

Managing Shareholder of Dean Mead’s Fort Pierce office and Agribusiness Industry Team Chair, Michael D. Minton, attended the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Capitol Days in Tallahassee, Florida, March 21-23, 2017. Minton who is also a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors attended the Governor’s Reception hosted by Gov. Rick Scott at the Governor’s […]

15 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Orlando’s Best Lawyers®

Published: March 31st, 2017

Fifteen Dean Mead Orlando attorneys were recognized in the annual Best Lawyers® of 2017 list, recently published in Orlando Magazine, April, 2017 issue. In addition, David J. Akins was recognized as the 2017 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Orlando and Marc D. Chapman was named the 2017 Litigation – Trusts and Estates “Lawyer […]

2017 Florida Legislative Session Agricultural Update

The second week of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session is complete. We will provide periodic updates as the Legislative Session continues, and for any relevant legislation, the full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (http://www.flsenate.gov; http://www.myfloridahouse.com; and http://www.leg.state.fl.us.) Updates from the last report are in bold […]

Don’t Miss the Lay of the Land Conference on March 17th!

Published: February 16th, 2017

Dean Mead is a Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Lay of the Land Conference hosted by Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate. The program is being held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate on Friday, March 17, 2017. The annual program is an event for Florida land owners, investors, and others of related interests who […]

Widow Allowed to Expense Previously Expensed Farming Inputs

Published: January 17th, 2017

By: Brad Gould

In the case of Estate of Backemeyer v. Commissioner, 147 TC 17 (2016), the Tax Court held that the widow of a Nebraska farmer was entitled to expense farming inputs she inherited from her husband, who had expensed the same inputs during his life. Mr. Backemeyer, a corn and soybean farmer, purchased farming inputs consisting of seed, […]

Implementation of New Overtime Rules Put on Hold

Published: November 28th, 2016

By: Ciara C. Willis Nichole M. Mooney Melanie S. Griffin

On November 22, 2016, a federal court in Texas issued an order granting a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting implementation of the Department of Labor’s (the “DOL”) new overtime rules, which were scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016 and would affect approximately 4.2 million workers nationwide. As addressed in our prior article, the DOL finalized […]