Marks Gray attorneys and staff are involved in a host of both legal and industry related organizations locally, nationally and internationally. We also boast several current and previous legal industry organization leaders:

  • Five past presidents, a board member and a committee member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA).
  • Four former presidents of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA).
  • 2011 Director of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy.
  • Five Defense Research Institute Board of Director members (DRI).
  • Former President of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.
  • First female president of the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
  • Two past presidents of the Florida Bar:
    • 1982: James C. Rinaman, Jr.
    • 1963: Delbridge L. Gibbs
  • Several Presidents of the Jacksonville Bar Association:
    • 2016: Giselle Carson 
    • 1997: Jeptha F. Barbour
    • 1978: Victor M. Halbach, Jr.
    • 1972: James C. Rinaman, Jr.
    • 1956: Delbridge L. Gibbs
    • 1935: Harry T. Gray

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • American Inns of Court Associated Builders and Contractors of NE Florida Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA)
  • Brazil-Jacksonville Alliance of Northeast Florida
  • Catholic Dioceses of St. Augustine: Catholic Businessmen’s Group
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • Chester Bedell American Inn Of Court
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
  • First Amendment Foundation
  • First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida Defense Lawyer’s Association (FDLA)
  • Florida Law Alliance (FLA)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida
  • International Association of Defense Council (IADC)
  • Jacksonville Association of Defense Council (JADC)
  • Jacksonville Commodores League Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI)
  • Jacksonville Women’s Network
  • Leadership Jacksonville
  • Legal Netlink Alliance (LNA)
  • Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida
  • Meninak Club
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Navy League
  • Navy League Jacksonville Council
  • Navy League of the United States
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Rotary Club of Jacksonville
  • Rotary Club of Mandarin
  • Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Rotary Club of Riverside
  • The State Bar of California
  • The State Bar of Georgia
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • US Supreme Court Historical Society