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Ed Waters Speaks During ABA Tax Section Meeting

Published: May 10th, 2017

By: Edward A. Waters

Edward A. Waters will be speaking at the 2017 May Meeting of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Taxation – S Corporation Committee, in Washington D.C. on Friday, May 12, 2017. A description of his presentation follows: “Converting Stock Sales to Assets Sales (and Back Again)” – Using Code sections 453(h) and 453B(h) in actual and deemed (338(h)(10) and 336(e)) […]

Florida Legislative Session Agricultural Update – Week 9

After an extension to finish work on the budget, the 2017 Regular Legislative Session concluded on May 8, 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.) […]

Melanie Griffin Speaking at Deposition Boot Camp in Orlando

Published: May 4th, 2017

By: Melanie S. Griffin

Dean Mead shareholder, Melanie Griffin, is a featured speaker during the Deposition Boot Camp presented by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Business Law Section. The CLE program is being held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando, Florida. The CLE program covers topics such as, […]

Homebuilders and Contractors Beware

Published: May 3rd, 2017

By: Michael J. Furbush Thomas P. Wert

Construction Defect Claims May Be Filed More Than Ten Years After Construction is Complete A statute of repose sets a firm deadline by which a lawsuit may be filed after the occurrence of a particular event. Once the statute expires, a prospective defendant is no longer exposed to legal action. Florida has a ten-year statute […]

VSC’s 4th Annual Cheers to Change Gala is Big Hit!

Published: May 2nd, 2017

Victim Service Center’s 4th annual gala was a big hit at Orlando’s Museum of Art on April 7th.  More than 400 guests enjoyed a fabulous evening of delicious food, wine, entertainment, and art. Each year, proceeds from the event provide direct crisis intervention support to survivors in Central Florida. Dean Mead enjoys the opportunity to support […]

Florida Legislative Session Agricultural Update – Week 8

The eighth week of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session concluded on April 28, 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 […]