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Lauren Detzel Speaks at UF Orlando Regional Council Luncheon

Published: December 19th, 2011

Lauren Y. Detzel was one of three featured speakers at the University of Florida’s Orlando Regional Council program and luncheon on Thursday, December 15, 2011 in Orlando. The topic of the presentation was planned giving and proposed changes in tax law. Joining Ms. Detzel were co-presenters Dennis A. Calfee, Alumni Research Scholar & Professor of Law, […]

ERC’s Approval of Florida’s Water Quality Standards

Published: December 15th, 2011

By: Dennis G. Corrick

In the past month, there have been several developments relating to Florida’s response to the EPA’s proposed Numeric Nutrient Standards, which have been the focus of much debate and discussion since they were proposed. The federal standards were widely criticized by agricultural and other business interests as overly-broad, not adequately supported by science and as […]

Lauren Detzel Honored by Central Florida’s Women’s Executive Council

Published: December 9th, 2011

By: Lauren Y. Detzel

Lauren Y. Detzel was recently honored by the Central Florida Women’s Executive Council as 2011 Outstanding Professional at the organization’s 40th Annual Women’s Achievement Awards in Orlando. The Women’s Executive Council (WEC) recognized outstanding women who work, volunteer or study in the Central Florida area on October 21, 2011 at the 40th Annual Woman Achievement […]

Steve Looney presented on Mergers & Acquisitions of S Corporations: How to Structure the Deal

Published: December 8th, 2011

Live Video Webcast on December 13 sponsored by ALI ABA. Known for their thorough and practical advice, Planner Jerry August and his co-panelist Steve Looney walked participants through the various methods for selling or purchasing the assets or shares of stock of an S corporation or a closely held regular or C corporation. Among the […]

EarthJustice Files Suit to Prevent Proposed DEP Response to EPA Standards

Published: December 8th, 2011

By: Dennis G. Corrick

Earthjustice (formerly the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund) and others have filed a petition with the Florida Department of Administrative Hearings to invalidate a current Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) rule, and to prevent adoption of rules proposed in response to the EPA’s Numeric Nutrient Standards. The petition seeks to invalidate Florida Administrative Code […]

Dean Mead Attorneys Featured at 2011 FICPA Federal Taxation Conference

Published: November 30th, 2011

Orlando, Florida – Stephen R. Looney and Christopher R. D’Amico were among the featured speakers at the Florida Institute on Federal Taxation® Conference that was held November 9 – 11, 2011 in Orlando. Their presentation was entitled, “Current Issues Affecting S Corps, Partnerships and LLCs and Disregarded Entities”.PDF of the Fed. Taxation Conference 2011 (release) […]

Presentation from Association of Corporate Counsel Program

Published: November 28th, 2011

On November 17, 2011, Dean Mead attorneys Darryl Bloodworth, Nicky Mooney and Marc Chapman presented a CLE seminar to 45 members of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Central Florida chapter. The topic of the seminar was “Is That Privileged?”: Tips for In-house Counsel on Protecting Communications. The program addressed issues that typically may confront […]

University of Central Florida College of Medicine Luminary

Published: November 28th, 2011

Dean Mead sponsored the University of Central Florida College of Medicine Luminary on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The guest lecturer was Dr. Henry Daniell, who is world-renowned for his research on Green Therapy: Treating Diabetes, Hemophilia and Polio with Plant Vaccines. Dr. Daniell – nicknamed “The Green Giant” – is working hard to create a […]