Dean Mead Welcomes Attorney Jenna F. Barbato

Published: May 22, 2023 (Orlando, FL) Jenna Barbato has joined Dean Mead’s Real Estate Department where she will focus on transactional real property law and land use. Jenna joins Dean Mead with experience representing sellers, purchasers, owners, and developers as they navigate the real estate industry. “Having served as an attorney with a well-known boutique…

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FinCEN’s Proposed Rulemaking Impact on Residential Real Estate

Published: May 7, 2024 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, recently proposed a rule aimed at enhancing the transparency in residential real estate transactions and transfers. The intent is to curb money laundering and fraud in the real estate sector through similar requirements to those imposed…

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Attorney Austin Alderman Reviews FinCEN’s Proposed Rule on Real Estate

Published: May 7, 2024 Orlando, FL) In his article “FinCEN’s Proposed Rulemaking Impact on Resident Real Estate” attorney Austin Alderman reviews Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)’s proposed rule. With the continued goal of enhancing transparency in residential real estate, the rule would require the collection and disclosure of beneficial ownership involved in the transaction. Alderman…

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Dean Mead Welcomes Attorney Thomas A. Joynt

Published: March 6, 2024 (Orlando, FL) Dean Mead announced Thomas A. Joynt has joined the firm as an attorney in the Real Estate Department. Tom is primarily focusing on acquisition, disposition, and leasing transactions, along with land development matters, representing owners, developers, investors, lenders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants as they navigate the real estate industry….

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The Role and Benefits of Conservation Easements in Protecting Land

Legal concepts related to the permanent preservation of the natural landscape have existed since the 1930s.  It took several more decades for federal and state governments to develop the necessary incentive packages to encourage landowners to take advantage of those concepts and, thereby, contribute to the conservation of natural places.  After much maturation, one specific…

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