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Dean Adrian Kent

Dean Adrian Kent

Practice areas:

Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Banking, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy & Debt, Securities & Investment Fraud, Employee Benefits, Arbitration, Employment & Labor

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About Me

I was born and raised in Tampa, went to Jesuit High School and attended the University of Florida for my undergraduate and law degrees.  In my practice, I assist individuals and businesses with a wide variety of litigation matters and business disputes including, but not limited to, real estate litigation, contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, intellectual property, dissolution of entities, unfair competition, employment, bankruptcy and the enforcement of noncompetes.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 60%
    15 years, 300 cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    6 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 5%
    15 years, 60 cases
  4. Intellectual Property: 5%
    15 years, 10 cases
  5. Other: 18%
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Hourly ($285-300/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

PO Box 1102
Tampa, FL, 336011102



FLMember in Good Standing200008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Up & Comers under 40Tampa Bay Business Journal2008
Up And Coming AttorneyFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Juris Doctor, University of Florida Levin College of LawUniversity of Florida2000
F Club LetterwinnerUniversity of Florida Athletic Association1996
National Collegiate Business Merit AwardNational Merit Scholarship Association1996
National Hispanic Merit ScholarNational Merit Scholarship Association1996
Jesse Ball, Alfred I Dupont Scholarship for Academic ExcellenceJesse Ball, Alfred I Dupont Scholarship Association1996
SEC Academic Honor RollSouth Eastern Conference1994
SEC Academic Honor RollSouth Eastern Conference1993
Mayor's Leadership 2000 AwardCity of Oldsmar1993

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderTrenam, Kemker2001 - Present
Associate AttorneyBecker & Poliakoff2000 - 2001
Summer AssociateAnderson & Orcutt1999 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tampa ConnectionVice-Chair2009 - 2010
Tampa ConnectionBoard Member2006 - Present
Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of CommerceTrustee2005 - Present
Leadership Tampa BayMember2004 - Present
Tampa ConnectionMember2003 - 2004
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyer's Division2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Dispute regarding specific performance and tortious interference with contract for property valued over 65 million dollarsSuit resolved on favorable terms
Represent one of world's largest suppliers of martial arts products in bankruptcy litigationSuit resolved on favorable terms
Represent purchaser of pathology software in arbitration related to contractual dispute with over $2million at issuearbitration ruling

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Publication NameTitleDate
Lawyer (HCBA)Opportunities for US Cuba trade2001


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of FloridaBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Jesuit High SchoolLeadership2009
Associate TrainingDiscovery2009