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Spotlight on White Collar Litigation and Corporate Compliance: Q&A with Robert S. Griscti, Esq.

Published: November 2nd, 2014

Last year, Dean Mead expanded its Gainesville office with the addition of Robert S. Griscti, a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent attorney with more than 30 years experience in White Collar Law and Litigation. Griscti has been chosen by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America® for 20 consecutive years, designated as a […]

IRS Issues Final Regulations on Back-To-Back Loans

Published: July 24th, 2014

By: Stephen R. Looney

  On July 23, 2014, the Department of the Treasury issued Final Regulations on basis increases for back-to-back loans involving S corporations.  The Final Regulations adopt the proposed regulations without substantive change, except for changes allowing a retroactive effective date (which is a positive change to the Proposed Regulations) and minor clarifying revisions.  The Proposed […]

Dennis G. Corrick: Committed to Business, Agriculture Community and Family

Published: November 6th, 2013

Since joining Dean Mead in 2000, Fort Pierce office shareholder Dennis Corrick has become an integral part of the St. Lucie County community – counseling its businesses, advising on the optimal land and water use stewardship, and offering leadership to non-profit service organizations. With a client base that includes agribusiness, developers and general mid-sized businesses, […]

Felipe Guerrero – Paving the Way for Greater Diversity in Central Florida’s Legal Profession

Published: June 18th, 2013

He is known by his peers as one of the hardest working attorneys in central Florida. While balancing a demanding case load, Felipe Guerrero also places a high priority on giving back to his profession through leadership in the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida (HBACF) and volunteering for a number of community service projects […]

Kimberly B. Rezanka: Building Relationships with Clients and Community

Published: March 4th, 2013

As a member of Dean Mead’s Board of Directors, Chair of the Real Estate Development Industry Team and the new Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Viera / Melbourne office, it’s hard to imagine how Kim Rezanka could possibly squeeze anything else into her busy schedule. Yet, she manages to balance all of her leadership roles […]

Matthew J. Ahearn – Bringing Communication Skills to Estate & Trust Law

Published: December 3rd, 2012

A good estate plan helps individuals and families with some of their most complex challenges:  planning the preservation of hard-earned financial assets, assuring the future care of a loved one, resolving the future direction of a family business, and ensuring that the plan is properly carried out according to the decedent’s wishes.  Matt Ahearn, Shareholder […]

Claudia Haines Jones – Managing Risk in the Business of Law

Published: July 13th, 2012

Claudia Haines Jones, Of Counsel in Dean Mead’s Viera/Melbourne office, has combined multiple careers to build a dynamic skill set unlike that of many lawyers.  She has been a Wall Street investment banker and lawyer, in-house general counsel in business sectors as diverse as technology and homebuilding, and today combines business counseling for healthcare clients […]

Lee Dobbins – Insight and Experience for Treasure Coast Real Estate Clients

Published: March 26th, 2012

By: W. Lee Dobbins

Lee Dobbins, shareholder in Dean Mead’s Fort Pierce office, guides clients through the real estate development and construction process from start to finish, just as he knows St. Lucie County and the surrounding region inside out.  “I can take a client from due diligence for a piece of land, to getting it under contract, to […]