Brian M. StephensAssociate
Office: Viera / Melbourne
Brian Stephens practices in Dean Mead’s Real Estate department. He works with businesses and developers in various aspects of commercial and residential real estate, leasing, financing, land use, title claims and growth management. Prior to joining Dean Mead, Mr. Stephens worked in a commercial real estate brokerage in Martin, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties where he brokered deals for the sale, purchase, and lease of commercial land and buildings. He effectively negotiated contracts for customers, engaged in extensive due diligence reviews, and helped customers avoid unnecessary land use, zoning, and contract issues.
Professional and Civic Activities
- The Florida Bar – Member
Charitable and Pro Bono Service
- Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
- Juris Doctor: The University of Tennessee College of Law, cum laude, Knoxville, TN, 2013
- Recognition for Academic Excellence: Land Finance, Legal Writing & Reasoning, Contracts Drafting, & Health Policy
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Law, Business, & Economics, summa cum laude, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL, 2009
- Liberal Arts Departmental Award 2009, Alpha Chi & Omicron Delta Kappa Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards
- FINDING YOUR ZONE – Florida’s Opportunity Zones Confirmed
- IN THE ZONE – The Opportunity Zone
- Nothing but Net
- HOA Blog Part V: Distinguishing Between Condo and HOA Fees, Fines, and Penalties
- HOA Blog Series Part IV: Why Are HOA Fees Important?
- HOA Blog Series Part III: What Happens When You Don’t Follow HOA Rules?
- Hunters and Ranchers Beware Screwworm Re-emerges in Monroe County
- HOA Blog Series Part II: What Restrictions Exist in a HOA?
- HOA Blog Series Part I: What Does it Mean to Live in a HOA?
- Opportunities Abound for Developers in Brevard County
- Marketable Record Title to Real Property – Addressing MRTA’s Unintended Consequences
- Common Interest Associations’ Ability to Collect Past Due Assessments
- Dean Mead Teaches Junior Achievement Lesson at Suntree Elementary