Thirteen Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2019. The list appears in the July edition of the publication and includes five of the firm’s shareholders who are members of the distinguished Hall of Fame. Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar, Mark E. Holcomb, and Cari L. Roth have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

Matthew J. Ahearn, in Dean Mead’s Orlando office, is newly admitted this year as a Legal Elite honoree. Ahearn is Board Certified in both Wills, Trusts & Estates and Tax Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He has extensive experience in the areas of estate and business succession planning, asset protection planning, charitable planning and planning to minimize or avoid wealth transfer taxes.

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

Matthew J. Ahearn

David J. Akins

Darryl M. Bloodworth – Hall of Fame

Lauren Y. Detzel – Hall of Fame

Marc W. Dunbar

Peter M. Dunbar – Hall of Fame

Martha J. Edenfield

Michael J. Furbush

William D. Hall, III – Up & Comer

David P. Hathaway

Mark E. Holcomb – Hall of Fame

Michael D. Minton

Cari L. Roth – Hall of Fame

Now in its 16th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. The 1,126 lawyers listed in the 2019 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 1.3% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.  The entire Legal Elite report can be viewed here.