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Dean Mead Sponsors 32nd Annual Environmental Permitting School

Join us at the 32nd Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School being hosted by the Florida Chamber Foundation. Dean Mead is one of several businesses to sponsor the event this year. Look for us in the Exhibit Hall at booth # 124. July 17-20, 2018 Location: JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort Address: 400 South Collier […]

11 Dean Mead Attorneys Honored as Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine

Orlando, Fla. — Eleven Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2018. The list appears in the July edition of the publication. This year Cari L. Roth is inducted into The Legal Elite Hall of Fame joining fellow shareholders, Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar and Mark E. Holcomb […]

Jane Callahan Receives Volunteer Award from United Way

Published: July 3rd, 2018

By: Jane Dunlap Callahan

Jane Callahan, shareholder in Dean Mead’s Tax/Corporate department received the Advocate of the Year award from Heart of Florida United Way for being an influential force to Heart of Florida United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is a free tax preparation service run by volunteers offered to families who make $66,000 or less […]

Michael Minton to Lead Florida’s Largest Tax Group

Published: June 29th, 2018

By: Michael D. Minton

Fort Pierce, Florida – Michael D. Minton, past President of Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A., doing business on the Treasure Coast as Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer since 1987, will begin his term as Chair of The Florida Bar Tax Section on July 1, 2018. The Tax Section is the state’s largest […]

A Brave New World: The Taxation of Online and Mail Order Sales in a Post-Wayfair Florida

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court abrogated long-standing precedent prohibiting states from requiring the collection of use tax by out-of-state retailers not having a physical presence in that state. The 5-4 South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al. decision was not the normal liberal and conservative split of Justices, and it continues […]

Can a Unilateral Mistake Cure Seller’s Remorse?

Published: June 28th, 2018

By: Ciara C. Willis

Diamond Store Can’t Correct $4 Million Pricing Mistake The scenario in DePrince v. Starboard Cruise Services, Inc., No. 3d16-1149, 2018 W 443153 (Fla. 3d DCA 2018), is every retailer’s nightmare. A passenger walked into a cruise ship jewelry store and said he wanted to buy a loose, 20-carat diamond. The sales clerks said that they […]

FINDING YOUR ZONE – Florida’s Opportunity Zones Confirmed

The U.S. Treasury announced exciting news for eager investors this week in publishing the approved list of qualified sites for the new Opportunity Zones for all 50 states. Florida successfully had 427 Opportunity Zones approved from its list – creating unique areas in every Florida County upon which improvements may be developed using this new […]

Peter Dunbar Earns Florida Bar Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law

Published: June 21st, 2018

By: Peter M. Dunbar

Tallahassee, FL — Dean, Mead & Dunbar announced today that Peter M. Dunbar, managing shareholder of the firm’s Tallahassee office, has earned Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education. This is a significant milestone in Dunbar’s legal career because he is now distinguished as […]