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Monthly Archives from August 2010

Allison Hunnicutt Hauser, a Marks Gray shareholder, was elected to the Executive Council of the Workers’ Compensation Section of The Florida Bar

At the 65th Annual Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference which was held August 15-18, 2010 at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Allison Hunnicutt Hauser, a Marks Gray shareholder, was elected to the Executive Council of the Workers’ Compensation Section of The Florida Bar. Her term commences in July of 2011. The purpose of the Workers’ Compensation Section of The Florida Bar is to provide an organization within The Florida Bar open to all members in good […]

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Four Marks Gray shareholders were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011

Four Marks Gray shareholders, Jeptha F. Barbour, William M. Corley, Victor M. Halbach and Gerald W. Weedon, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.  Mr. Barbour was recognized in the medical malpractice, personal injury litigation, and products liability litigation categories; Mr. Corley in the personal injury litigation category; Mr. Halbach in the personal injury litigation and products liability litigation categories; and Mr. Weedon in the commercial litigation category.

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Marianne L. Aho has been named Co-chair

Marks Gray shareholder Marianne L. Aho has been named Co-chair of the Judicial Relations Committee of the Jacksonville Bar.

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September Visa Bulletin Shows Continued Improvement for Priority Dates

Good news for waiting Legal Permanent Resident applicants as the September Visa Bulletin, published by the Department of State, shows another month of improvements.  (Click here to see the August 2010 Visa Bulletin). The September Visa Bulletin published the following priority dates: Family Based Preference Priority Dates Preference Category China India Dominican Republic Mexico The Philippines All other countries 1st Jan. 1, 2006 Jan. 1, 2006 Jan. 1, 2006 Dec. 1, 1992 Jan. 1, 1997 Jan. 1, 2006 2nd […]

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Leaked USCIS Memo Proposes Significant Improvements to Immigration Process

An internal memo leaked by sources at the USCIS reveal the immigration agency to be seeking ways to improve the immigration process, with or without Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR).  The memo, addressed to USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas, outlines at least 18 suggestions for change in administrative policies and practices that could result in dramatic improvements in the immigration process.  It also includes recommendations regarding implementation timeframes and the resources necessary to make the proposed changes.  […]

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Arizona-like Immigration Law Proposed by Florida Attorney General

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has unveiled a proposed immigration reform bill modeled after Arizona’s controversial law.  Speaking to a group of voters, McCollum outlined his plan, stating his version of immigration reform goes further than the Arizona law as the bill would provide more tools for Florida judges and law enforcement dealing with undocumented foreign nationals.  Judges would be able to consider a foreign national’s legal status when ruling on a defendant’s bond and […]

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