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“Jay” Van Heyde II on Importance of Pension Plan Descriptions in Orlando Sentinel

Published: April 1st, 2016

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Twelve (12) Dean Mead attorneys were recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2016. The list appeared in the July 2016 issue of the magazine. The attorneys selected include: David J. Akins Darryl M. Bloodworth Lauren Y. Detzel Peter M. Dunbar Martha J. Edenfield Melanie S. Griffin Robert S. Griscti Stephen R. Looney Cari L. Roth William […]

“Jay” Van Heyde II on Importance of Pension Plan Descriptions in Orlando Sentinel

Published: April 1st, 2016

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

In an article published by the Orlando Sentinel on March 31, 2016, Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II discusses the importance of pension plan descriptions, and how workers can lose out on benefits if they are not careful. The article describes a deceased Disney employee whose surviving widow lost thousands of dollars in survivor’s pension payments […]

Jay Van Heyde Elected to ESOP Association’s New South Chapter’s Executive Committee

Published: January 18th, 2016

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Dean Mead shareholder, Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II was elected to the 2016 ESOP Association’s New South Chapter’s Executive Committee. Mr. Van Heyde is a frequent presenter nationally on Employee Stock Owner Plans (ESOPs). He represents a wide variety of clients with respect to their tax qualified retirement plans, including ESOPs and 401(k) and defined benefit pension plans, non-qualified plans […]

Who Benefits From The Benefits: You May Be Surprised

Published: February 18th, 2015

By: Darryl M. Bloodworth Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Most employees today receive various benefits from their employers in addition to their salary. Such benefits often include employer paid group life insurance, a 401(k)/profit sharing plan, defined benefit pension plan, tax deferred annuity or other deferred compensation plan. These benefits are frequently a significant part of an employee’s compensation and, over time, may be […]

Eighteen Dean Mead Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2015®

Published: August 27th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – Eighteen Dean Mead attorneys in 15 legal fields were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015® (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina). The specific fields of practice and attorneys are as follows: Area of Practice Attorney Name Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lynn […]

Seventeen Dean Mead Attorneys Named As Florida Super Lawyers 2014

Published: June 26th, 2014

Orlando, Fla. – The publication Florida Super Lawyers has named 17 attorneys at Dean Mead to their annual list of top attorneys in Florida for 2014.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, was selected among the ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2014’, and has been previously recognized for this […]

Lynn Hinson’s byline in ABI Journal: Can a Trustee Recover Damages for ERISA Violations?

Published: April 2nd, 2014

Lynn Hinson, a shareholder in Dean Mead’s litigation practice, authored an article that was featured in the April 2014 edition of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. His article entitled, “Can a Trustee Recover Damages for ERISA Violations?”, may be viewed here: Can a Trustee Recover Damages for ERISA Violations? The reprint of this article is posted with […]

Robert W. Mead, Jr. Named 2014 Best Lawyers Orlando Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law

Published: November 15th, 2013

By: Robert W. Mead, Jr.

  Robert W. Mead, Jr. was recently featured in Best Lawyers® magazine as the 2014 Lawyer of the Year in Orlando in Corporate Law. Mr. Mead is a shareholder at Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. in Orlando, Florida. The entire article can be viewed here Bob Mead Article – Best Lawyers 2014 […]

2014 Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 18 Dean Mead Attorneys as Leaders in their Fields

Published: August 30th, 2013

BEST LAWYERS RECOGNIZES 18 DEAN MEAD ATTORNEYS AS 2014 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead announced today that eighteen attorneys were selected by their peers as 2014 Best Lawyers in America®. The attorneys selected for 2014 and the areas of practice for which they have received this recognition are listed in the table […]