1991 Call to the Illinois Bar - 1998 Call to the Ontario Bar
Since 1999, Dean has practiced almost exclusively in the area of residential real estate and mortgage financing.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He was called to the Illinois Bar in 1991 and after practicing in Chicago for five years, Dean returned to Toronto, attended Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.
Dean was part of the management team at several title insurance companies. Mortgage processing operations, legal compliance, underwriting, title insurance and implementation and administration of remote signing networks were just some of the business units under Dean's supervision.
Dean has been licensed to practice law in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Illinois.
Sponsored by several of the major banks, Dean has given dozens of first time home buyer seminars and was a featured speaker at the Independent Mortgage Brokers Association convention and is a recipient of the Top Law Partner Certificate of Excellence for 2011 -2013, awarded by First Canadian Title