Firm: Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
Address: 1564 King Road
Tifton, GA 31793
Membership: MembershipsValdosta State University Alumni Board of Directors 2013-presentLeadership Lowndes 2013-presentFirst Baptist Church Valdosta 2000-present
University: Valdosta State University,, B.A., 2000, John Marshall Law School,, J.D., 2003
Admitted: 2007, Georgia; All State and Superior Courts of Georgia; Eleventh Circuit of Appeals; Middle District of Georgia
Biography: 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. AwardsAV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell