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Chris Moya and Jennifer Ungru in Orlando Business Journal on 2019 Legislative Session

Published: March 14th, 2019

In a recent Orlando Business Journal article, “Legislative preview: Orlando businesses should keep an eye on these proposals,” Dean Mead government relations professionals Chris Moya, director of strategy and management consulting, and Jennifer Ungru, corporate affairs advisor, provide insight on major bills that have the potential to change policies in industries throughout Florida.  The government […]

Agriculture Issues for 2019

Published: March 12th, 2019

The 2019 Florida Legislative Session officially began on March 5. Bills relating to agriculture continue to be filed and are summarized below. Updates from the previous report are in bold print. The full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (;; and Water and Natural Resources […]

What Clients Should Expect in Mediation

Published: March 8th, 2019

By: David P. Hathaway

Clients sometimes think mediation will produce a kumbaya moment where both sides will work out a compromise that leaves everyone feeling good about the outcome of a dispute. Conversely, there are those who are so sure of the strength of their case that they expect nothing less than a full vindication. Having been through countless […]

Solar Farming Energy Trend Discussed by Michael Minton in Choose Energy

Published: February 28th, 2019

By: Michael D. Minton

In a February 27 Choose Energy article, “Four energy trends that affect consumers positively,” Michael Minton examines new energy trends and changes that are positively affecting consumers. Minton specifically discusses how consumers with farmland are able to make money by selling or leasing their farmland to power companies. “Existing farmland has proven to be attractive […]

Mark Holcomb Comments on Florida Corporate Tax Cuts in Bloomberg Article

Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: February 28th, 2019

By: Mark E. Holcomb

SALT attorney Mark Holcomb provides commentary for the article “Business Tax Cut Likely to Trigger in 2019, Florida Governor Says.” The article appears in a February 2019 edition of Bloomberg Law News. Holcomb explains aspects of Florida’s response to how the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affected the state’s corporate taxpayers. Florida Tax Cut […]

2019 Victory Cup Initiative Held to Support Charitable Organizations

Published: February 25th, 2019

By: Jane Dunlap Callahan

The Victory Cup Initiative recently held their annual Storytelling Showcase at the Rollins College Ted and Harold Alfond Sports Center. The event provides an opportunity for charitable organizations to tell their stories; build their strategies; and partner with business and community leaders to make a difference in Central Florida. Dean Mead is pleased to be […]

Estate Planning and Probate Issues Seminar Presented by Dean Mead

Dean Mead Attorney Joseph Naberhaus
Dean Mead Attorney Robert Naberhaus
Published: February 19th, 2019

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus Robert J. Naberhaus III

Dean Mead’s Estate & Succession Planning Department presents an educational seminar on Estate Planning and Probate Issues You Need to Know Attorneys Robert J. Naberhaus III and Joseph K. Naberhaus will provide details and impacts of important estate planning and probate issues. Subjects presented during the seminar will include: Estate Planning Aspects of Retirement Plans […]

Mark Holcomb Elected as Fellow of American College of Tax Counsel

Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: February 19th, 2019

By: Mark E. Holcomb

Tallahassee, Fla. — Mark E. Holcomb, a shareholder in Dean Mead’s State and Local Taxation Practice Group in Tallahassee, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC). Holcomb was one of 12 new Fellows elected into the College’s ranks at the organization’s Annual Meeting in January. Fellows of the College […]