11 Dean Mead Attorneys Honored as Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine

Orlando, Fla. — Eleven Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2018. The list appears in the July edition of the publication. This year Cari L. Roth is inducted into The Legal Elite Hall of Fame joining fellow shareholders, Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar and Mark E. Holcomb among the distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

In addition, H. French Brown, IV, of counsel in Dean Mead’s Tallahassee office, is newly admitted this year as a Legal Elite Up and Comer. Respected by their peers for excellence in law, these attorneys under 40 years old represent the future of the legal profession in Florida.

The list of Dean Mead attorneys named among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite are:

David J. Akins

Darryl M. Bloodworth – Hall of Fame

H. French Brown, IV – Up & Comer

Lauren Y. Detzel – Hall of Fame

Peter M. Dunbar – Hall of Fame

Michael J. Furbush

Robert S. Goldman

Melanie S. Griffin

Mark E. Holcomb – Hall of Fame

Cari L. Roth – Hall of Fame

John L. Wharton

Now in its 15th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. The 1,012 lawyers listed in the 2018 edition exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession and by so doing, have garnered the respect and esteem of their colleagues.  This list represents fewer than 1.2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. The entire Legal Elite report can be viewed at http://www.floridatrend.com/article/24702/floridas-legal-leaders.