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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, and 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. 


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Civil Rights: 15%



Contingent (33-40%)

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    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.


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Contact info

Morris and Dean

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


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198808/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMorris and Dean1992 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Conasauga Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Civitan DaltonPresident2008 - 2010
Conasauga Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
Dalton JayceesPresident1989 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Reese v Herbertcase settled for $280,000
Vaughn v Coxsettled for confidential amount
Firstline v Dalton Machinery v Amoco FibersJury verdict for $700,000 against Amoco in favor of Dalton Machinery
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Georgia, AthensN/AB.B.A1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
1983 Civil Rights SeminarPolice Misconduct- Vaughn Case2006