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Giving Back to Our Community – Chili for Charity

We had the privilege of participating in The Jacksonville Bar Association’s 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off. Our attorneys and staff prepared the most delicious chili and toppings. The proceeds benefited “Rethreaded”, an amazing organization that renews hopes, reignites dreams, and supports survivors of human trafficking. Thank you to everyone who made this another successful and impactful event!

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Broughan to Chair JBA’s Franchise, Intellectual Property, and Technology Committee

Crystal Broughan will serve as the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Chair of the Franchise, Intellectual Property, and Technology Committee for 2017-2018. Her Vice-Chair will be Kate Rowe with Smith Gambrell.  Crystal will be attending the Jacksonville Bar Associations Open Bar Social on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at 1 Independent Drive on the 2nd Floor in downtown Jacksonville. Lawyers who are interested in serving on the Franchise, Intellectual Property, and Technology Committee should stop by […]

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Congratulations, Giselle!

Shareholder Giselle Carson prepares to close out her term as President of the Jacksonville Bar Association   We’d like to congratulate Shareholder Giselle Carson as she prepares to close out her year of service as President of the Jacksonville Bar Association. The staff of the Jacksonville Daily Record recently published an article with Ms. Carson’s reflections on her amazing journey into leadership. We are grateful to have Giselle on the Marks Gray team and thank […]

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First Coast Success Story on Giselle Carson is on shelves today!

The First Coast Success Story published by the Jacksonville Financial News & Daily Record highlighting Giselle Carson’s career accomplishments hit the shelves today. You can see a digital format of the print version here or just read the online article here. The audio recording of her interview will be available on the First Coast Connect broadcast with Melissa Ross here. We are so proud of Giselle and her hard work.

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Jacksonville Bar Bulletin: The Jacksonville Bar Association has the Power to Transform

Monday, April 4, 12:33 PM EDT By Giselle Carson, The Jacksonville Bar Association President In 1848, primarily through the giving of Joshua Bates, a Bostonian merchant and banker, the Boston Public Library was founded. This is the oldest free public city library in the world and the first to allow its patrons to borrow books. Prior to its founding, libraries were opened only to a select few. The founding of the BPL transformed the lives […]

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Jacksonville Bar Bulletin: Stay positive and make 2016 your best year yet!

By Giselle Carson, Esq. – President – The Jacksonville Bar Association, and Immigration attorney at Marks Gray, P.A. The new year is slowly approaching and with the holiday season already upon us, many are re-evaluating some of their life choices. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity to start making changes now, rather than next week, month or year. “A year from now, you’ll wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb At the beginning […]

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