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Dean Xenick, Of Counsel attorney, has over fifteen years of experience as a trial attorney. He concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, defective drugs and products, insurance litigation, legal malpractice, business litigation, general civil litigation and complex commercial litigation. Having worked for one of the largest insurance defense firms in the state of Florida for almost 10 years, where he was a junior partner, Mr. Xenick has a unique insight on how to handle personal injury cases against insurance companies.

Mr. Xenick is A/V Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary. Mr. Xenick has also been selected to The Best Lawyers in America, 2015 and 2016 Editions. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Mr. Xenick has also been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a “Top Up and Comer” by South Florida Legal Guide, an Outstanding Young Lawyer by American Registry, and one of Florida Trend Magazine’s” Legal Elite Up & Comers.” He has also achieved a 10.0 “Superb” rating by

Mr. Xenick was elected to the Palm Beach County Bar Association Board of Directors in 2013, where he is currently serving his second two-year term as Director. He is also a board member in the Craig S. Barnard Inns of Court, a nationwide organization whose mission is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills. Mr. Xenick is also an active member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the Florida Justice Association, and the Young Lawyers and North County Sections of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Prior to his election as a Board Member, Mr. Xenick served on various Palm Beach County Bar Association Committees, including the Judicial Relations Committee, Professionalism Committee, and Bench-Bar Committee.

In 2011, Mr. Xenick was appointed by Florida Bar President Scott Hawkins to the Florida Bar’s Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, where he is currently serving his second two-year term as member, where he currently serves on the Fast Track Subcommittee. Mr. Xenick is married with three children. He is a native Floridian, having been born and raised in Tampa, FL. Mr. Xenick is actively involved in the Palm Beach County community, including volunteering as a soccer coach in Palm Beach Gardens and North Palm Beach soccer leagues. He has also served on the Highballs and Hibiscus Host Committee, benefitting the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, and has served on the host committee of Arthur’s Jam, benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.



Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Insurance: 25%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jonathan Stephen Mann

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Xenick is a fantastic litigator and passionate advocate. He achieves great results for his clients.


    Jonathan Mann Defective and dangerous products Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Dean. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Zele Huber Trial Attorneys P.A.

4600 Military Trail
Suite 212
Jupiter, FL, 33458


FLMember in Good Standing200106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers2015
Elite Up and ComersFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2013
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselZele Huber Trial Attorneys P.A.2015 - Present
AttorneyCritton, Luttier and Coleman LLP2010 - 2015
PartnerWalton Lantaff Schroeder and Carson LLP2000 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Craig S. Barnard American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Bench-Bar CommitteeCommerical Litigation Section Chairperson2011 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Code and Rules of Evidence CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Bench-Bar CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationNorth County SectionN/A
Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic AssociationCoachN/A
Florida Justice AssociationMemberN/A
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMedical-Legal CommitteeN/A
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
Village of North Palm Beach, Youth Co-ed Fall SoccerCoachN/A
Palm Beach County Justice AssociationMemberN/A
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationProfessionalism CommitteeN/A
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationJudicial Relations CommitteeN/A
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyers SectionN/A
Florida Justice AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Burman Critton Luttier and ColemanNew Risks Associated with Portable and Inflatable Pools2011
Burman Critton Luttier and ColemanTexting While Driving: More Dangerous than DUI?2010
Palm Beach County Medical SocietyTips for Increasing Revenue in a Tough Economy2010
Palm Beach County Bar BulletinThe Golden Rule for Lawyers2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of FloridaCriminologyB.A. - cum laude1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Moderator - Judicial Panel DiscussionLawyer's Do's and Don'ts-New FL Jury Instructions2011
2011 Naturalization Ceremony-Federal CourthouseDuties of an American Citizen2011