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Dean Mead Receives Recognition from 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Published: November 15th, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead was selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” which was recently released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was recognized for multiple practice areas in the Orlando, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach Metropolitan Rankings. Dean Mead also […]

Qualified Opportunity Zones – Recent IRS Proposed Regulations

Published: November 13th, 2018

Stephen R. Looney

On October 19, 2018, the IRS issued Proposed Regulations addressing new Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 relating to Qualified Opportunity Zones. Among other things, the Proposed Regulations confirmed that only capital gains (short-term or long-term) can be deferred under Section 1400Z-2. Section 1400Z-2 permits a taxpayer to defer recognition of a capital gain if an amount […]

Tax Seminar on Choice of Entity & Section 199A to Be Presented by Dean Mead

Published: October 22nd, 2018

Brad Gould Dana M. Apfelbaum

Dean Mead’s Tax Department presents an educational seminar on Choice of Entity & Section 199A Attorneys Brad Gould and Dana Apfelbaum will examine the impact that §199A has on the choice of entity analysis for new and existing businesses. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend, and […]

Dean Mead and Berman Hopkins Present ESOP Seminar

Published: October 22nd, 2018

Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Dean Mead and Berman Hopkins present an educational seminar on Employee Stock Option Programs Dean Mead Attorney Jay Van Heyde and Berman Hopkins Managing Partner Phil Hayes will provide a comprehensive and practical guide to help you determine if an ESOP is right for your company. They will share how to enhance your company’s legacy and benefits plan with an […]

Jay Van Heyde Speaks to Construction Companies about ESOPs

Published: October 2nd, 2018

Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Dean Mead ESOP attorney, Jay Van Heyde, and PCE partner, Will Stewart, presented an informative seminar to the ABC Central Florida Chapter on Sept. 12th. Their topic covered key benefits of creating an ESOP for founders and owners in the construction industry. View their full presentation video here.

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 24 Dean Mead Attorneys in 2019 Edition

Dean Mead Attorney Robert Goldman
Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb

Orlando, Fla. – Best Lawyers® released its list for The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. This year, there are 24 Dean Mead attorneys selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Dean Mead is pleased that the number of our lawyers who are honored continues to grow each year. Many are included for more […]

Michael Minton Interviewed by Florida Trend About Tax Law Changes

Published: August 27th, 2018

Michael D. Minton

Michael Minton, Chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness and Solar Energy industry teams, was recently featured in the Viewpoints section of Florida Trend. The video interview, “The Impact of Recent Tax Law Changes on Florida,” appeared on August 16, 2018. Minton details how tax law changes, resulting from the recently passed Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, are […]

Dana M. Apfelbaum Earns Florida Bar Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law

Published: August 15th, 2018

Dana M. Apfelbaum

Fort Pierce, FL — Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer announced today that Dana M. Apfelbaum, shareholder in the firm’s Fort Pierce office, has earned Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education. This is a significant achievement in Apfelbaum’s legal career, as she is now […]