Dean Mead Files a Response to Government’s Motion to Dismiss Fried’s Lawsuit Against Federal Government for Ban on Gun Possession by Marijuana Users

On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, Dean Mead filed a response to the Federal Government’s motion to dismiss on behalf of the firm’s client, Nikki Fried, who runs Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, against the Biden Administration over a federal law that prohibits marijuana users from possessing guns.  Regarding Dean Mead’s response to the…

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I Disagree with my Property Tax Assessment – What Next?

Each August, the elected property appraisers of Florida issue assessment notices captioned “Notice of Proposed Property Taxes” to property owners in their counties. For historical reasons, these are generally referred to as “TRIM” notices. In addition to other information, the TRIM notices show the assessed value of the property, and the mailing of the notices…

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Dean Mead Attorney Dan Russell Quoted by Law360 Article

In the article published on August 8, 2022, covering a brief filed by the US Department of Justice earlier that same day regarding the legality of medical marijuana patients owning firearms, Law360 quoted Dean Mead shareholder Dan Russell, who represents the plaintiffs who brought on this lawsuit.  Dan told Law360, “After a cursory review of…

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Two Dean Mead Attorneys Earn Florida Board Certifications

Orlando, FL and Tallahassee, FL – We are pleased to announce that Dean Mead Shareholders Dan R. Russell and Timothy W. Sobczak have earned their Board Certification from the Florida Bar.  Dan Russell, based in Tallahassee, FL, is Board Certified in State and Federal Government and Administrative Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal…

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2022 Alcoholic Beverage Quota License Drawing Primer

The term “Quota license” refers to a license issued pursuant to section 561.20(1), Florida Statutes, authorizing the sale of beer, wine and liquor in Florida. These licenses are limited in the number permitted to be issued by the county and are subject to the statutory population restraints on the issuance of new licenses.    Recently, the…

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Dean Mead Welcomes Attorney Daniel J. McGinn to Tallahassee Office

Tallahassee, FL – Dean Mead is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel J. McGinn to the Tallahassee office. Mr. McGinn practices in the firm’s Government Relations and Regulated Industries teams and is proficient in navigating regulatory frameworks to get to his client’s desired outcome and devises creative solutions for his client’s concerns. Mr. McGinn’s…

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