Phone: (248) 335-5450 ex. 201
Dean received his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors and Distinction from Wayne State University in 1975 and Juris Doctorate from University of Michigan Law School in 1977. Admitted to practice in all State Courts in Michigan and the Federal Court for the Eastern District and Western District of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Member of the American, Michigan and Oakland County Bar Associations. Lecturer on investigation and defense of lawsuits. Seminar instructor on litigation, claims handling and insurance coverage. Contributing author: (1) Torts – Michigan Law and Practice, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE); Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).(2) Faculty member, National Business Institute: “Effective Discovery Procedures in Michigan”; “Bad Faith Litigation”; “Insurance Coverage Law”; Insurance Litigation in Michigan” and “Third Party Coverage in Michigan”. Author: “Dramshop: The Defendant’s Perspective”, Laches: Oakland County Bar Association. (3) Faculty member, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, “Handling the Liquor Liability Case in Michigan”.
Practice Areas: litigation, insurance coverage, environmental litigation and administrative proceedings, liquor liability, general liability, errors and omissions, products liability, excess claims, policy interpretation, general business, and legislation.