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Monthly Archives from September 2012

Five Marks Gray Attorneys Named 2013 Best Lawyers in America

Five attorneys with Marks Gray were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.  Jeptha F. Barbour – Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation Edward L. Birk – Employment Law Susan S. Erdelyi – Employment Law Frederick H. Kent III – Banking and Finance Law and Real Estate Law Gerald W. Weedon – Commercial Litigation, Product Liability and Real Estate Law “It is a great honor to […]

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Shareholder, Allison H. Hauser moderated a panel discussion on ‘Ethical and Professional Challenges of Attorney’s Fees and Costs’

On October 2, 2012, the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims will presented “Ethical and Professional Challenges of Attorney’s Fees and Costs.”  A panel of Judge Lazzara, Judge Rosen, and Bar Counsel Annemarie Craft discussed examples of fee and cost issues that confront practitioners. Allison Hauser of Jacksonville moderated the panel discussion. Attendees heard specific hypothetical examples of fee and cost allocations. The constraints of the Florida workers’ compensation law and the rules of professional conduct were […]

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Attorney Michael Kendall inducted as a Member of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court

On September 18, 2012, Michael Kendall was inducted as a Barrister member of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court.  The American Inns of Court are modeled after the English Inns of Court.  By encouraging collegiality among law students, lawyers and judges, the American Inns of Court movement promotes professionalism, ethical conduct and competent advocacy.  Courtney D. Ray, a file clerk at Marks Gray, P.A. and a rising second year law student at Florida […]

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Attorney Michael Kendall Successfully Argued Before the Florida Supreme Court

Michael Kendall argued before the Florida Supreme Court on Friday, September 7, 2012.  Michael and Marks Gray attorney Mary Bland Love represented a physician who was sued for medical malpractice.  Michael and Mary successfully obtained a summary judgment in favor of their client from the trial Judge in Jacksonville.  That decision was appealed to the First District Court of Appeal and Michael successfully defended that appeal writing the appellate briefs and delivering the oral argument.  […]

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Russia and U.S. Immigration Agreement Good for Business

As of September 9, 2012, Russian and American travelers for business or tourism will be eligible to receive visas valid for multiple entries during a period of 36 months. The agreement eases visa processing time for travelers from both countries (under 15 days in most cases), and the U.S. will be reducing the reciprocity fee for Russian issued visas (B-1 and B-2) from $100 to $20.  No formal invitation will be required to apply for […]

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