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Douglas Dean

Doug Dean knew he loved the country when he saw a lone chicken walking down a country road at an aunt’s house in rural Lowcountry South Carolina, where his mother grew up and near where he was born in Charleston.

After living in Jacksonville, Florida, and attending Florida State University Law, he moved to Albany, Georgia, to clerk for the Honorable W. Louis Sands in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

University of North Florida, BA
Florida State University College of Law, JD



Workers’ compensation
Personal injury
Commercial litigation
Employment litigation

Doug Dean in the news

11 Alive: Victims of Reserve at LaVista Walk apartment fire file lawsuit over ‘potential landlord negligence’
Victims of a massive apartment fire on the edge of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood announced a class action lawsuit on Saturday at a press conference with attorneys.
AJC: Residents of charred Atlanta apartment file lawsuit against property owners
“They knew that they were out of code,” Attorney Doug Dean with the Dean Thaxton law firm said during a Saturday news conference across the street from the complex, adding…


Doug developed a litigation practice to focus on injuries, employment cases, retained business, and complex litigation. He is currently admitted to all state and federal courts in Georgia, including all appellate courts. He has tried complex catastrophic workers’ compensation claims involving deaths, amputations, and lying ass insurance companies that misrepresent which employees they are responsible to cover with complex fraudulent schemes involving the State Board public insurance verification tool. He was on the trial team that recovered Dooly County’s largest verdict to date when $3.75 was awarded to the widow of a man who collided into an illegally parked tractor trailer.

Doug’s practice focuses on considering all of a client’s potential cases, including workers’ comp, third-party liability, employment, unpaid wages and overtime, and various insurance and government claims, to maximize their recovery and resolve all of the legal issues that arose from the same incident at one time. Doug also enjoys out-of-the-box litigation involving trespass, privacy torts, fraud, and civil rights statutes.

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601 E 14th Avenue
Cordele, Georgia 31015

Mailing address
PO Box 5005
Cordele, Georgia 31010
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