CCJ Announces New Associate, Jacob E. Dean
Jacob E. Dean, a tax and corporate attorney, has joined the law firm of Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. (“CCJ”). Dean will advise the firm’s clients on a variety of corporate, tax and related matters.
Dean is a native of the area, having graduated from Triway High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance from Brigham Young University, a law degree from the University of Cincinnati, and a masters of law degree in taxation from Georgetown University.
Dean has worked in the corporate tax department for the Procter & Gamble Company and as a law clerk for the Honorable Albert G. Lauber, of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Dean was an associate attorney at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, in Washington, D.C.
“It is not often we can add someone with local ties and the pedigree of Jacob Dean,” said Robert C. Gorman, Managing Member of CCJ. “Jacob has the unique combination of legal acumen and people skills that will make him a key part of serving our firm’s clients.”
In addition to his corporate and tax education and experience, Dean has a background in serving tax exempt organizations – including public charities and private foundations – and will be developing a practice in this area as well. He will be headquartered in CCJ’s Wooster office but will work with attorneys and clients in all of CCJ’s offices, which include Medina, Ashland, Millersburg and Mount Vernon.
Dean and his wife, Danielle, have four young children and have moved to Wooster.