Dean is a civil litigator and joined the Mike Kelly Law Group in 2021. Prior to joining the Mike Kelly Law Group, Dean worked at a reputable defense firm, Holcombe Bomar, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he defended hospitals, nursing homes, construction companies, trucking companies, governmental entities, and insurance companies. Now, Dean’s primary practice involves representing clients all throughout the State of South Carolina in cases for personal injury, automobile accidents, product liability, nursing home negligence, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and construction defects claims.

Dean attended Wofford College on an academic scholarship before studying at the University of South Carolina Law School. Dean comes from a family of attorneys who practice throughout the state. While an undergraduate, he double majored in economics and finance and worked at the Diamaduros Law Firm in Union, South Carolina. Dean was honored to be a member of the prestigious American Inns of Court. In addition to his academic studies, he served as a law clerk at a boutique criminal defense firm – The Li Law Firm – in Columbia and was a summer associate at Holcombe Bomar. Dean is dedicated to serving his clients with responsive and exceptional legal services.

Dean grew up in Union, South Carolina and returns home to his family often. When not engaged in the practice of law, Dean enjoys following his favorite sports teams and admiring the greatness of Peyton Manning and Lebron James.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2019
  • Wofford College, Bachelor of Arts, 2016

Bar Admissions

  • State of South Carolina
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina

Professional Organizations

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Spartanburg County Bar Association