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Our attorneys have decades of experience in professional licensing and discipline matters, in the investigation stage, before probable cause panels, and in administrative hearings. We work with agency staff to expedite and minimize the extent and effect of any licensing matter, including representation in administrative litigation if necessary.

Our attorneys will aggressively represent your interests before the various Boards within the Department of Health as well as the businesses and professions regulated by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Dean Mead’s attorneys have represented clients before the following boards:

  • Board of Medicine
  • Board of Dentistry
  • Board of Nursing
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Psychology
  • Florida Real Estate Commission
  • Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board
  • Regulatory Council Community Association Managers
  • Board Of Alcohol Beverages and Tobacco
  • Board Of Architecture and Interior Design
  • Construction Industry Licensing Board
  • Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Board of Nursing Home Administrators

Representation Before the Florida Bar

Our attorneys also have extensive experience representing members of The Florida Bar in various matters, including disciplinary matters brought by the Bar against attorneys before the Supreme Court of Florida. Disciplinary investigations often begin with Bar counsel review based on a complaint received from a former client, a litigant, or others. Dean Mead counsel can assist a member of the Bar to fully respond to disciplinary allegations in the important stage before assignment of the matter for further investigation by the Bar to a Circuit grievance committee. We also have experience in disciplinary proceedings that follow the filing of a formal Complaint by the Bar against a lawyer, at both the Circuit Court referee stage and in the Supreme Court of Florida. Our Bar disciplinary counsel include a former Circuit grievance committee chair and appellate counsel with substantial experience in the Supreme Court of Florida.

Representative Experience

Our attorneys have:

  • Protected the licenses of our clients before probable cause panels and during investigations by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Department of Health
  • Successfully represented attorneys in Bar disciplinary proceedings throughout Florida

 

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