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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 24 Dean Mead Attorneys in 2019 Edition

Orlando, Fla. – Best Lawyers® released its list for The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. This year, there are 24 Dean Mead attorneys selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Dean Mead is pleased that the number of our lawyers who are honored continues to grow each year. Many are included for more […]

Michael Minton Interviewed by Florida Trend About Tax Law Changes

Published: August 27th, 2018

By: Michael D. Minton

Michael Minton, Chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness and Solar Energy industry teams, was recently featured in the Viewpoints section of Florida Trend. The video interview, “The Impact of Recent Tax Law Changes on Florida,” appeared on August 16, 2018. Minton details how tax law changes, resulting from the recently passed Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, are […]

Dana M. Apfelbaum Earns Florida Bar Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law

Published: August 15th, 2018

By: Dana M. Apfelbaum

Fort Pierce, FL — Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer announced today that Dana M. Apfelbaum, shareholder in the firm’s Fort Pierce office, has earned Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education. This is a significant achievement in Apfelbaum’s legal career, as she is now […]

Lauren Detzel and David Akins Receive Top Rankings in Chambers HNW Guide 2018

Published: August 13th, 2018

By: David J. Akins Lauren Y. Detzel

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead announced today that Lauren Y. Detzel and David J. Akins have been ranked among the leading attorneys in Private Wealth Law by Chambers in its Chambers High Net Worth 2018 guide, which was recently released. Detzel ranks in the top tier Band 1 in Florida in the Chambers HNW Private […]

Florida Homestead Law Seminar to be Presented by Dean Mead

Published: August 6th, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus Robert J. Naberhaus

Dean Mead’s Estate & Succession Planning Department presents an educational seminar on A Primer on Florida Homestead Law Attorneys Robert J. Naberhaus III and Joseph K. Naberhaus will discuss the following topics: What is Florida Homestead? Restrictions on Devise Exemption from Creditors Estate Administration Issues Elective Share Issues Irrevocable Homestead Trusts Waiver of Homestead Rights […]

11 Dean Mead Attorneys Honored as Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine

Orlando, Fla. — Eleven Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2018. The list appears in the July edition of the publication. This year Cari L. Roth is inducted into The Legal Elite Hall of Fame joining fellow shareholders, Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar and Mark E. Holcomb […]

Michael Minton to Lead Florida’s Largest Tax Group

Published: June 29th, 2018

By: Michael D. Minton

Fort Pierce, Florida – Michael D. Minton, past President of Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A., doing business on the Treasure Coast as Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer since 1987, will begin his term as Chair of The Florida Bar Tax Section on July 1, 2018. The Tax Section is the state’s largest […]

21 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Florida Super Lawyers

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 21 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including five attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2018. The honorees are among a diverse list of the top attorneys, nominated by their own peers. No more […]

Naberhaus Attorneys Talk Duties and Dangers in the Administration of a Trust

Published: June 14th, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus Robert J. Naberhaus

Rob Naberhaus and Joey Naberhaus, attorneys in Dean Mead’s Viera office, gave a presentation last week to a full house at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place on the topic of duties and dangers that can arise for Trustees as they’re carrying out numerous responsibilities in the administration of a trust. Using recent case studies, the […]

Brad Gould Speaks at ABA Tax Section Meeting

Published: June 1st, 2018

By: Bradley R. Gould

Fort Pierce, Fla. – Brad Gould – a shareholder at the law firm of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer – was the moderator of two panel discussions at the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Section Meeting on May 11 – 12, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The topic was titled, Choice of Entity Under the 2017 […]

Upcoming Dean Mead Seminar: Trustees Beware – Discussion of Duties and Dangers

Published: May 16th, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus Robert J. Naberhaus

Dean Mead’s Estate & Succession Planning Department presents an educational seminar on  Trustees Beware – Discussion of Duties and Dangers  Trustees have numerous responsibilities in the administration of a trust. There are many situations where a trustee can trip up and unknowingly expose itself to liability. Using case studies, attorneys Robert J. Naberhaus III and […]

Fort Pierce Attorneys Featured on WQCS “Start-Up Talk” Radio Show

Published: March 1st, 2018

By: Dana M. Apfelbaum Michael D. Minton

WQCS Treasure Coast radio listeners heard a recent segment featuring attorneys, Dana Apfelbaum and Michael Minton on the “Start-Up Talk” news program broadcast from Indian River State College. Tom Kindred interviewed Apfelbaum and Minton about the new legislation taking shape on the heels of Tax Reform being signed into law, and the impact to local businesses.  Check it […]

Dean Mead Hosts “Tax Reform Seminar” at Indian River State College on Feb. 22nd

Sweeping Changes You Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Review Outline here: Tax Symposium in Fort Pierce Thursday, February 22, 2018 Registration opens: 7:45 a.m.      (Light Breakfast for Everyone) Program: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Location: Indian River State College – Main Campus, V Building Kight Center for Emerging Technologies 3209 […]

Standing-Room Only Tax Reform Seminar Series Kicks Off in Orlando

Published: February 5th, 2018

Dean Mead kicked-off the statewide Tax Cuts & Jobs Act seminar series last week at the Country Club of Orlando with nearly 200 people in attendance.  Please refer to the video presentations below to view the two sessions that were held during the seminar. In addition, we have also included copies of the presentation outlines & slides for your review. […]