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Monthly Archives from July 2013

M. Allison Hunnicutt Celebrates 10th Anniversary as a Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rated Attorney

Ms. Allison Hunnicutt has been AV rated for the second time, she was originally AV rated in 2003. She received a rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 from peers from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. The ratings and recognition are extremely helpful when evaluating a lawyer. The AV ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of The Florida Bar, the judiciary, and attorneys. The legal abilities on which Ms. Hunnicutt was rated are based on performance […]

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USCIS Accepting Same-Sex Married Petitions

In a July 2013 statement, Secretary Napolitano stated,”…effective immediately, I have directed USCIS to review immigration visa petitions filed on behalf of a same-sex spouse in the same manner as those filed on behalf of an opposite-sex spouse.” USCIS provided answers to frequently asked questions same-sex legally married couples may have regarding ensuring the Court’s decision on its implications for securing benefits. To read the FAQ’s click here

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Five Marks Gray Shareholders Included in the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Attorneys Jeptha “Jep” F. Barbour, Edward L. Birk, Susan S. Erdelyi, Frederick H. Kent III, and Gerald Weedon were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Mr. Barbour has also been named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Jacksonville Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” Jeptha F. Barbour – Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Edward L. Birk – Employment Law – […]

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Gay Married Man in Florida Becomes First to Receive Approved Immigrant Petition After DOMA Decision

A Bulgarian immigrant, who had been living and studying in the U.S. for many years in order to preserve his documented status, was having dinner with his American husband Friday when they received notice that USCIS had approved his immigrant or “green card” petition.  Traian Popov became the first immigrant of a same sex marriage to receive this approval since the Supreme Court’s decision striking Section 3 of DOMA last week.  The Court’s recognition of same […]

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Marks Gray, P.A. wins Healthiest Employer Award

Marks Gray, P.A. was recently honored as one of Jacksonville’s Healthiest Employers in the small company (less than 100 employees) category by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Marks Gray offers entertaining and educational luncheons and seminars informing employees on healthy habits and choices including; making healthy meal choices, stress and management skills and personalized fitness choices.  Each year the wellness committee offers an on-site health clinic offering employees the opportunity to schedule time for routine care without taking time off work […]

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