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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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Frederick H. Kent III featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record

Firm president, Frederick H. Kent III was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record. For Jacksonville’s Kent family, the practice of law is a three-generation tradition. Mr. Kent shares his family archives and oral history with Associate Editor, Max Marbut in the January 15, 2018 edition of the newspaper. Mr. Kent said , “my grandfather was exiled to Jacksonville. He called it ‘Siberia,’ , but he met my grandmother and they fell in love. “. The move […]

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Associate Tyler J. Oldenburg Named Shareholder

Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce attorney Tyler J. Oldenburg as a new shareholder. Mr. Oldenburg has been a member of the firm since 2011. His practice is focused on litigation, including all aspects of business disputes, non-compete litigation, bankruptcy as well as medical malpractice defense, premises liability and product liability.   Marks Gray President, Frederick H. Kent, III shared, “Tyler is a very talented attorney who will continue to serve our clients with the […]

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