Dean Mead’s Estate and Succession Planning Department is one of the largest and most respected groups of estate planning attorneys in Florida. We are frequently…
Published: February 1, 2024
(Orlando, FL) Dean Mead is proud to announce Kristilee Chihos, Jacqueline Johnson, and Joseph “Joe” Percopo were unanimously elected as the firm’s newest Shareholders. Kristilee is an attorney with the firm’s Real Estate department. Jacqueline and Joe are attorneys with the firm’s Estate & Succession Planning department.
“Since its founding in 1980, our firm has continued to grow, providing cost-effective full-service legal advice for our business clients throughout Florida. We are excited to announce we elected three new Shareholders who each serve as key advisors to our clients,” shares Marc Chapman, President and Shareholder of Dean Mead. “Jacqueline has been recognized for her skilled professionalism when guiding clients through the estate planning and will administration arena. Kristilee helps her clients navigate through all aspects of real property law. Joe’s knowledge of the latest estate planning legal developments ensures his clients are prepared for changes which may impact their long-term plans. The talents and experiences of these professionals further compliment Dean Mead’s focus on ensuring our clients receive the best outcome for their legal needs.”
Kristilee’s commercial real estate practice includes the representation of national and regional homebuilders and developers. She provides legal services for large-scale real estate acquisitions and sales, including the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale contracts, title and survey review, due diligence, HOA document preparation, development agreements and easements, and closings. Receiving her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law, Kristilee was awarded her undergraduate degree in political science and leadership from Troy University. To learn more about Kristilee click: https://bit.ly/3SBrQUN.
Jacqueline’s practice is focused on estate planning, tax planning, and probate and trust administration for high-net-worth individuals and families. She consults with clients on wealth preservation, business succession, and sophisticated wealth transfer strategies. Jacqueline received her Master of Laws in Taxation from the New York University School of Law, her Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law, and her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Iowa. To learn more about Jacqueline click: https://bit.ly/45xrZMg.
Joe works with a variety of clients spanning from young couples who are just beginning the estate planning process to families who are well-versed in wealth management and preservation. He has been recognized for his understanding of estate planning matters, being published by The Florida Bar and the Orange County Bar Association several times. Joe received his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, his Juris Doctor from Florida State University and his undergraduate degree in business administration from Stetson University. To learn more about Joe click: https://bit.ly/3XGutVW.