Dean Ingram is a December 2003 graduate of Florida State University College of Law, where she was a multiple award-winning member of the Moot Court team and Articles & Notes Editor of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the First District Court of Appeal and later joined Meyer and Brooks, P.A. as an associate specializing in labor and employment law and election law. She also served as an adjunct professor at the College of Law and in her current role, she teaches Nonprofit Law and Topics in Florida Practice.
Dean Ingram has been a member of the William H. Stafford Inn of Court and the Supreme Court Standing Committee on Fairness & Diversity, for which she co-authored two well-recognized publications on the Florida courts system. She also is a member of the Tallahassee Bar Association, the Tallahassee Barristers Association, Tallahassee Women Lawyers, and The Florida Bar. She received the 2005 Attorney of the Year award from the Law Related Education Association for her work on The Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Law-Related Education, which she chaired for two terms.