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Shareholder Jeptha F. Barbour Named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Listing

Marks Gray, P.A., a Jacksonville-based law firm, is pleased to announce shareholder, Jeptha F. “Jep” Barbour has been named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite listings. “Having Mr. Barbour, once again, listed in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite listings is a testament to his exceptional skill as an attorney and the respect he commands from the legal community.” said firm President, Frederick H. Kent, III. “We are proud of this acknowledgement by his peers.” The selection process for […]

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Marks Gray Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Listings

Marks Gray, P.A., a Jacksonville-based law firm, in its 119th year serving Floridians, has had the following lawyers recognized as Florida’s leading lawyers by Florida Super Lawyers magazine for 2018: Jeptha F. Barbour – Personal Injury Defense; Edward L. Birk – Media & Advertising; Crystal T. Broughan – Intellectual Property; Giselle Carson – Immigration; William M. Corley – Personal Injury Products Defense; John R. Crawford – Estate Planning & Probate; Susan S. Erdelyi – Employment […]

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Shareholder Edward L. Birk Named Vice President of The Association of Defense Attorneys (ADTA)

Marks Gray is pleased to announce attorney Edward L. Birk was elected Vice President of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) at its 77th Annual meeting in Austin, Texas on April 21, 2018. Mr. Birk has served as Treasurer and a member since 2003. The ADTA is an organization of defense lawyers which accepts members by invitation only, allowing only one prime member per one million in population for each city, town, or municipality across […]

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Marks Gray Attorneys Named Best Lawyers of 2018

Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys are named Best Lawyers in Jacksonville, Jeptha F. Barbour is honored as one of the Lawyers of the Year and The Florida Supreme Court Board Certified attorneys are recognized in their legal specialty in Jacksonville Magazine. Best Lawyers 2018 Jeptha F. Barbour – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance, Medical Malpractice  Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants,  Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants […]

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Tyler J. Oldenburg Defense Verdict Published in DRI Legal Journal

Congratulations to shareholder  Tyler J. Oldenburg. Their defense verdict in, America’s CNG, LLC v. City of Lake City  was featured in DRI’s “And The Defense Wins”.   The plaintiff claimed that the City of Lake City refused to perform its obligations under a fully executed agreement, which required the City to sell natural gas to the Plaintiff over a ten year period of time.  Plaintiff further claimed that, as a result of the City’s refusal to sell it […]

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Attorneys Jeptha F. Barbour and Austin C. Sherman Defense Verdict Appears in National Legal Journals

Congratulations to Marks Gray shareholder Jeptha F. Barbour and associate Austin C. Sherman. Their recent defense verdict, Phyllis Brantum v. Waste Pro of Florida, Inc. appeared on the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) website and printed in DRI’s “And The Defense Wins”.  On November 15 2017, Mr. Barbour and Mr. Sherman obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case involving alleged chemical exposure to benzene. The case was tried in Tallahassee, Florida. The plaintiff’s attorney […]

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