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Jeffrey Jerome Dean

Car accident Attorney at Dalton, GA

5.0   5 reviews

also known as Jeffrey J. Dean, Jeff Dean

  • Licensed for 35 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1988
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    including serious truck,car and motorcycle collisions

  2. Personal injury
    Slip and Fall, Products Liability, Premises Liability0

  3. Business
    Business litigation and formation

  4. Wrongful death
    Death of a loved one from truck or automobile crashes, bad drugs, medical malpractice, etc

  5. Civil rights
    Police misconduct and use of excessive force with serious injuries

Mr. Dean has practiced law since 1988. He has handled cases in the Superior, State, Probate, and Magistrate Courts all across the state of Georgia. He has also handled cases in Federal District Court in the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Dean handles personal injury and automobile accident cases, cases involving collisions with tractor-trailers and other trucks, products liability, severe dog bite cases, negligent security, and nursing home litigation. He has also specialized in police misconduct and excessive force cases since 1990, having had several successful trials, settlements, and appeals with six and seven figure results. Mr. Dean is a proud member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and The American Association for Justice. He has been an active mediator since 1995. He has received the highest possible rating of "AV Preeminent" from his peers(Martindale-Hubbell) for outstanding legal ability and professionalism. 

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Morris and Dean
101 E. Crawford St., suite 300
PO Box 2005
Dalton, GA, 30722

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Posted by Susan & Juan | March 15, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Jeff Dean is absolutely one of the best lawyers that we have worked with and hired. He handled our entire case with professionalism and conducted himself in such a wonderful manner, he treated us like we were family, he kept us updated regularly and kept us optimistic, he went above and beyond his job role and he's one you can trust. His manner in the courtroom made a huge impression because he was so well spoken and presented the evidence in such a respectful way and he actually made the other attorney look like a clown. We will definitely use Mr. Dean for anything we may need in the future. He's always kind, greets you with a smile, calm, centered, and knows his stuff. A+ Attorney in our opinion.
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Posted by Donna | September 23, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Lawyer, Wonderful Man
Mr. Dean worked over the course of 5 years on my vehicle accident case, through many problems and issues brought about by the defendants attorney. Mr. Dean kept me informed and well educated on all of the issues. He was caring, took a lot of time to listen to any concerns and worries I had, and always had my best interests at heart. He presented a wonderful case to the jury, in a way that was easily understood, no grand standing. He showed the jury the person I am. I will always be grateful to Mr. Dean for his professionalism and kindness, along with his professional staff. He was always available for any questions I had. I couldn't have been in better hands with any other attorney.
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Posted by Christian | September 14, 2012
Great lawyer
At first I was apprehensive about consulting any lawyers whatsoever, but Mr. Dean completely changed my opinion of legal consultation. He was responsive, honest, helpful, and understanding. His law firm literally changed my life for the better. The results were even better than what I was hoping for. I highly recommend this law firm if you're ever considering legal help. You will not be disappointed.
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Posted by anonymous | November 16, 2010
Excellent lawyer!
Mr. Dean has been my lawyer for the past 5 years. He's always been professional, yet aggressive. Mr. Dean has represented me both personally and professionally with successful outcomes. I highly recommend Mr. Dean to anyone looking for knowledgeable, outstanding legal representation.
Posted by Brent | October 4, 2010
Great Lawyer .... extremely professional
Jeff is an excellent attorney. He has worked with me on multiple business affairs and has been a super asset in the last years. He knows his his stuff and has come through for me in some very difficult business situations. I recommend him without reservation as a legal advisor or a courtroom attorney. He is the best of the breed and can be trusted to give his absolute best every time.
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  • Contingency 33%-40%


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Morris and Dean
  • 1992 - Present


  • Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • University of Georgia, Athens
  • B.B.A
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Reese v Herbert
  • case settled for $280,000
  • Vaughn v Cox
  • settled for confidential amount
  • Firstline v Dalton Machinery v Amoco Fibers
  • Jury verdict for $700,000 against Amoco in favor of Dalton Machinery
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  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Conasauga Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Civitan Dalton
  • President
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Conasauga Bar Association
  • President
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Dalton Jaycees
  • President
  • 1989 - 1992
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2017
  • Personal Injury
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2017
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2016
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  • Mercer Law Review
  • McNally v. United States and its Effect on the Federal Mail Fraud Statute: Will White Collar Criminals Get A Break?
  • 1988
  • Mercer Law Review
  • Palmer V. Liggett Group, Inc.: State Tort Claims and the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act
  • 1987

Speaking Engagements

  • 1983 Civil Rights Seminar
  • Police Misconduct- Vaughn Case
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

Received (15)
Given (11)
Endorse Jeffrey
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jeff is a fantastic lawyer! Highly recommended!"
Car accident Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have the honor and privilege of knowing this extraordinary attorney through our mutual professional law firm development organization that we are both involved. I highly recommend and endorse this attorney as being one of the finest individuals and professionals that a client could ever have. Attorney Stephen Rue"
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Jeff is a great advocate for his clients. He fights zealously for results and is a true professional."
Mediation Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Jeff for about 25 years. In addition to being a fantastic attorney, Jeff is a great mediator for attorneys in our area."
Business Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff is a fine lawyer and a good man. He cares for his clients and represents them vigorously. I endorse him wholeheartedly."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff is a good lawyer that fights for his clients. I've handled a number of matters with and against him. He communicates well with his clients and get results. He's highly recommended."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. He exemplifies only moral and ethical attributes. He is truly professional and always well prepared. Exceptional attorney."
Business Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I do not practice in the area of General Business Law but I have referred clients to Jeff and they have all been very pleased with his representation. Jeff also has a great representation in the legal community in Dalton."
Car accident Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Dean is an exceptional trial attorney and the ability to promote a reasonable yet passionate case for his cleints. He is very accessable, professional, and prepared. Judges Seem to appreciate Mr. Dean's preparation and ability to ccut through extraneous issues and get at the heart of any matter or argument before them."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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