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About Mr. Gould

Brad, formerly of Dean Mead, a Florida Bar board-certified tax attorney and a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, serves as a trusted counselor to businesses and individuals in the full range of corporate, tax, business succession, and estate planning, and probate and trust litigation matters. He represents executives, entrepreneurs, business owners, and retirees to help meet their tax and non-tax goals. Brad guides businesses and business owners through all stages of the company’s life cycle, from formation and governance to mergers, sales, and succession planning, to operations, and represents both businesses and individuals before the IRS in tax matters.

A frequent speaker and active in national and state associations, Brad is the immediate past Chair of the S Corporations Committee for the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association.


  • Board Certified Tax Lawyer, 2018
  • Certified Public Accountant


  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Tax Section, 2001-present
    • Chair, S Corporations, 2020-2022
    • Nominations Committee, 2022-present
  • American College of Tax Counsel
    • Fellow, 2017 – present
  • Florida Bar
    • Member, 2001-present
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
    • Member, 2001-present
    • Board of Governors, 2013-2015
    • Executive Committee/Board of Directors, 2015-2019
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member, 2001-present


  • Tax Considerations in Eminent Domain Proceedings
    • The Florida Bar/LexisNexis
    • 2017; 2019; 2021
  • Update on S Corporations
    • The Practical Tax Lawyer
    • July 2017
  • Update on S Corporations
    • Florida CPA Today
    • January 2017
  • Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples
    • Florida CPA Today
    • 2014
  • Federal Tax Issues for Same-Sex Couples
    • Florida CPA Today
    • 2014
  • The State of Same-Sex Marriage in Florida
    • Law360
    • October 21, 2014


  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties
    • Board of Directors, 2006-2021
    • Chair 2007-2008
  •  Treasure Coast Hospice
    • Board of Directors, 2017-2020
  •  Parent Academy of St. Lucie County
    • Founding Board Member and Chair 2011-2014

Over 100 Awards & Recognitions