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Monthly Archives from April 2015

Attorney Jill F. Bechtold Presents at the 74th Annual ADTA Meeting

On Thursday, April 23, Marks Gray Of Counsel Jill F. Bechtold was a co-presenter at the 74th annual Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) conference. Jill presented “Caging Reptile Lawyers” with Atlanta-based Attorney, Matt Moffett. The ADTA conference is being held in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and attracted over 150 attendees from the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Bechtold has a civil litigation practice focusing primarily in the areas of medical and professional liability defense, products liability and general […]

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April 2015 Immigration Update

As expected, on April 7, 2015, the USCIS announced that it had received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2016. Click here to read more important information in this month’s  Immigration Update.

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Jeptha "Jep" Barbour and Jill F. Bechtold among 2015 Florida Legal Elite and Up and Comer

Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce Jeptha F. Barbour was selected by his peers as a Legal Elite and Jill F. Bechtold has earned the distinction as an “Up and Comer” by Florida Trend magazine in 2015. Both Mr. Barbour and Ms. Bechtold are listed in the Civil Trial category. “Having Mr. Barbour and Ms. Bechtold named to the Florida Trend magazine’s 2015 Florida Legal Elite and “Up and Comer” list is a great […]

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Jill F. Bechtold and Alison H. Hofheimer appear on The National Trial Lawyers

Attorney’s Jill F. Bechtold and Alison H. Hofheimer article was featured today on The National Trial Lawyers ( website. The article discusses how traditionally, pharmacists have enjoyed broad protection from potential liability claims of pharmacy customers. Many courts have historically held that pharmacists owe no independent duty to customers, beyond exercising “due and proper care in filling prescription[s].” However, in the last decade, the law provides a good case study in the evolution of pharmacist […]

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Shareholder and Florida Bar Board Certified in Tax Law John R. Crawford Publishes Estate and Tax Planning e-Bulletin

John R. Crawford publishes the April 2015 Estate and Tax Planning e-Bulletin. Estate planning laws are reasonably stable for the first time in over a decade so if you have an existing plan and you were working to avoid federal or state estate or inheritance taxes it may be advantageous to meet with us to discuss any possible changes that will benefit you and your heirs.  Click here to read the entire newsletter.

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