J.D. Dean

1564 King Road
Tifton, GA 31793-7903 

J.D. Dean was born and raised in Ocilla, Georgia. He attended Valdosta State University and graduated in 2000 with a degree in History. While at Valdosta State, J.D. was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta and Order of Omega honor societies. He also served as Number I and Province Undergraduate Chairman for the Delta Rho chapter of Kappa Alpha Order. In 2003, J.D. received his Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School. During his time at John Marshall, J.D. worked at Alston & Bird LLP. J.D. worked for 8 years at an insurance defense firm in Valdosta, Georgia before joining HBS. J.D. and his wife Kerri have two boys, John Laurent and Jacks. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his sons’ various sports teams and serving as an attorney coach for the Lowndes County High School Mock Trial Team.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia, 2007
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit of Appeals
  • All State and Superior Courts of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • Valdosta State University, B.A., 2000
  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2003

MEMBERSHIPS

  • First Baptist Church Valdosta 2000-present
  • Leadership Lowndes 2013-present
  • Valdosta State University Alumni Board of Directors 2013-present

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
HBS welcomes John David “J.D.” Dean as a new associate to the firm’s Tifton office. Mr. Dean, who has a background in insurance defense, will
Practice Specific Experience

J.D. Dean was born and raised in Ocilla, Georgia. He attended Valdosta State University and graduated in 2000 with a degree in History. While at Valdosta State, J.D. was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta and Order of Omega honor societies. He also served as Number I and Province Undergraduate Chairman for the Delta Rho chapter of Kappa Alpha Order. In 2003, J.D. received his Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School. During his time at John Marshall, J.D. worked at Alston & Bird LLP. J.D. worked for 8 years at an insurance defense firm in Valdosta, Georgia before joining HBS. J.D. and his wife Kerri have two boys, John Laurent and Jacks. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his sons’ various sports teams and serving as an attorney coach for the Lowndes County High School Mock Trial Team.

ADMITTED

  • Georgia, 2007
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit of Appeals
  • All State and Superior Courts of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • Valdosta State University, B.A., 2000
  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2003

MEMBERSHIPS

  • First Baptist Church Valdosta 2000-present
  • Leadership Lowndes 2013-present
  • Valdosta State University Alumni Board of Directors 2013-present

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
HBS welcomes John David “J.D.” Dean as a new associate to the firm’s Tifton office. Mr. Dean, who has a background in insurance defense, will
Practice Specific Experience