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Orlando to Host “Tax Reform” Seminar on Jan. 31: Sweeping Changes You Need to Know

Please join Dean Mead’s Tax and Estate Planning attorneys for a special seminar on Wednesday, January 31st at the Country Club of Orlando. Sweeping Changes You Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Wednesday, January 31st Registration:  7:45 a.m. Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. Program:   8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location:  The Country Club […]

Orlando to Host “Tax Reform” Seminar on Jan. 31: Sweeping Changes You Need to Know

Please join Dean Mead’s Tax and Estate Planning attorneys for a special seminar on Wednesday, January 31st at the Country Club of Orlando. Sweeping Changes You Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Wednesday, January 31st Registration:  7:45 a.m. Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. Program:   8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location:  The Country Club […]

Estate Planning Implications Under The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Published: December 22nd, 2017

By: Kyle C. Griffin Matthew J. Ahearn Brian M. Malec

In their first major legislative victory since President Trump took office, the GOP passed through the House and Senate earlier this week what is touted to be the most extensive reform of the U.S. tax system since 1986. President Trump officially signed the bill into law this morning before leaving Washington for Mar-A-Lago. This Article […]

Details Matter: Probate Litigation Edition

Published: November 30th, 2017

By: Brad Gould

Last year, we posted an article concerning United Bank v. Estate of Frazee, a Fourth District Court of Appeals probate case where an attorney for a creditor failed to comply with Florida’s e-filing rules.  The failure to comply with procedural rules in probate cases has once again arisen in Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals, […]

Lauren Detzel and David Akins Receive Top Rankings in Chambers HNW Guide 2017

Published: September 15th, 2017

By: Lauren Y. Detzel David J. Akins

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead announced today that Lauren Y. Detzel and David J. Akins have been ranked among the leading attorneys in Private Wealth by Chambers HNW 2017, which was just released this week. Detzel ranks in the top tier Band 1 in Florida, distinguished among only eight attorneys in the top category for the entire […]

22 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Best Lawyers in America 2018

Published: September 8th, 2017

By: Cari L. Roth Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Best Lawyers® 2018 Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead recently announced that 22 lawyers were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2018.  The attorneys who are recognized in their fields of practice are as follows: Name of Lawyer Practice Area(s) for Recognition David J. Akins Tax Law;  Trusts and Estates David P. Barker Real Estate […]

Eleven Dean Mead Attorneys Honored as 2017 Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine

Orlando, Fla. – Eleven Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2017. The list appears in the July 2017 edition of the publication. This year Mark E. Holcomb is inducted into The Legal Elite Hall of Fame joining fellow members, Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel and Peter M. Dunbar among the […]

19 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized by Florida Super Lawyers

Published: June 15th, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 19 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including three attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2017.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Lauren Y. Detzel, Chair of […]

Brad Gould Elected Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel

Published: June 7th, 2017

By: Brad Gould

Fort Pierce, Fla. – Brad Gould – a shareholder in the Tax and the Estate and Succession Planning departments of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer – has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.  He is one of only 42 lawyers in Florida to have earned this distinguished honor. Fellows of […]