Dean began his career in the criminal justice field as a state probation officer. Afterwards he served on the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force and the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force in Greenville, SC. He finished up his federal career as a Sentencing Guidelines Specialist with the United States Probation Office preparing presentence reports for the federal courts in the district of South Carolina. Dean has developed many relationships in state and federal law enforcement and with the courts over the past 30 plus years. While working for the federal government, Dean attended law school Charlotte, NC. He lives with his wife Allison and son Cash in Gaffney, SC. Dean also has two adult children Thayer and Jessi.
Dean served in the United States Army and the South Carolina Army National Guard as an infantryman. He served in numerous assignments such as an infantry platoon leader, scout platoon leader, and infantry company commander. Dean's last assignment was as Team Commander of a 12 man combat advisory team in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star Medal for Valor, and Bronze Star Medal for Meritorious Service.
Charlotte School of Law
• South Carolina
Licensed to practice in State Court and the United States District Court for the District of SC