Orlando, Fla. – The publication Florida Super Lawyers has named 17 attorneys at Dean Mead to their annual list of top attorneys in Florida for 2014.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected.

Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, was selected among the ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2014’, and has been previously recognized for this honor.  The ‘Top 100’ list is comprised of attorneys selected as ‘Super Lawyers’ who received the highest points in the nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Dean Mead attorney, Melanie S. Griffin was named to the Florida Rising Stars list. 2014 serves as Griffin’s fifth consecutive year as a Rising Star recipient.  A list of all Dean Mead’s Florida Super Lawyers 2014 honorees is provided as follows:


Attorney Practice Area Office
Matthew J. Ahearn Estate and Probate Orlando
David J. Akins Estate and Probate Orlando
R. Mason Blake Real Estate Viera/Melbourne
Darryl M. Bloodworth Business Litigation Orlando
Jack Bovay Estate and Probate Gainesville
Stephen J. Bozarth Real Estate Orlando
Lauren Y. Detzel Estate and Probate and ranked among “Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2014” Orlando
Peter M. Dunbar Government Relations and Lobbying Tallahassee
Charles H. Egerton Tax Orlando
Robert S. Griscti White Collar Litigation Gainesville
David P. Hathaway Business Litigation Orlando
Lynn J. Hinson Business Litigation Orlando
Stephen R. Looney Tax Orlando
Michael Minton Tax Fort Pierce
Nichole M. Mooney Employment and Labor Orlando
Joseph J. Van Heyde, II Employee Benefits/ERISA Orlando
Rising Stars
Melanie S. Griffin Business Litigation Orlando

In addition to being named to the 2014 annual list of honorees, Robert S. Griscti, was featured in the June 2014 edition of Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. Click here to access the digital edition.

About Super Lawyers:

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas that have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. For more information, please visit www.superlawyers.com.

About Dean Mead:

Dean Mead is a corporate law firm that provides full-service legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout Florida. The firm has 50 attorneys in multiple practice areas including: tax, estate and succession planning, business law, general commercial litigation, appellate law, professional licensing, government investigations, white collar litigation, regulatory compliance, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and health law.  For more information, please visit deanmead.deme.dev.