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Monthly Archives from June 2010

Tips to Forming an LLC

Limited Liability Companies, or LLC’s, are a popular option for U.S. Citizens and foreign nationals looking to start a business enterprise.  The business structure allows the owners to have limited personal liability for the debts and actions of the company while enjoying flexible management structures and pass-through taxation.  Before starting your own LLC, here are some things you might want to consider: Weigh the pros and cons.  While there are considerable advantages to operating as […]

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Marks Gray recently celebrated the impressive career of the firm’s longest standing member, James C. Rinaman, Jr.

Marks Gray recently celebrated the impressive career of the firm’s longest standing member, James C. Rinaman, Jr. On June 2, 2010, Mr. Rinaman marked 50 years of service to the firm since joining the practice in 1960. During his half-century of practice to date, Mr. Rinaman has distinguished himself as an advocate, community leader, military officer, and servant of the bar.

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Gerald W. Weedon was presented with the Patriotic Employer award by the Department of Defense’s National Committee

Gerald W. Weedon, president and shareholder of Marks Gray, was presented with the Patriotic Employer award by the Department of Defense’s National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Mr. Weedon was nominated for the award by Stella J. Lane, associate of Marks Gray and former member of the United States Navy. Ms. Lane is currently a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve. The award recognizes managers, supervisors and employers that show support of their employees’ […]

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Marks Gray is proud to announce that eight of the firms attorneys were recently named to the 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list

Marks Gray is proud to announce that eight of the firms attorneys, Victor M. Halbach Jr., Gerald W. Weedon, Nicholas V. Pulignano, Jr., Jeptha F. Barbour,William M. Corley, Allison H. Hauser, Susan S. Erdelyi and Marianne L. Aho were recently named to the 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list. Only 5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the Super Lawyers list.  Additionally, four Marks Gray attorneys,Giselle Carson, Paul E. Bueker, Stella J. Lane and Meagan L. Logan were named to the magazine’s Rising Starts list.

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Five Tips for Safe Summer Travel Overseas

With the summer here and the dollar strengthening against the Euro, many Americans are planning to spend their vacations traveling overseas. Over the next months, I’ll bring you a series of helpful tips you may want to follow to ensure your trip is enjoyable, relaxing and incident-free. Here are the first five in our series: #1 – Know Before You Go…Read More  #2 – Register With the State Department…Read More #3 – Know Customs Rules […]

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Summer Travel Tips, Tip #5

Don’t Become a Victim Take precautions to keep yourself from becoming a victim of crime overseas.  Don’t wear expensive jewelry or carry large amounts of cash.  Make ground transportation arrangements prior to your departure through your hotel’s concierge or an official kiosk at the airport.  Carry money and personal documentation, like your plane tickets and passports, close to your person.  Purses and wallets are easy targets for criminals. Never leave your baggage unattended in public […]

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