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Yearly Archives from 2013

Giselle Carson Featured in Florida Times Union

Giselle Carson was quoted in an article in  Sunday, August 4th edition of the Florida Times Union discussing the potential lift of the Cuban embargo and its impact on Jaxport. Click here to read the article.

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Of Counsel, Jill F. Bechtold Named Chair of the Board of Directors for Girl’s Inc. of Jacksonville

Marks Gray, P.A, is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2013, Of Counsel, Jill F. Bechtold was named Chair of the Board of Directors for Girl’s Inc. of Jacksonville, the local chapter of the Girl’s Inc. not-for-profit national organization. Ms. Bechtold was first named to the Board of Directors in 2011 and became the Board’s Chair of the Resource Committee in 2012.  During her time as the Resource Committee Chair, Ms. Bechtold helped to […]

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Representing E. Williams American Inn of Courts, Attorney M. Allison Hunnicutt Visits Inns of Courts in England and Ireland

Shareholder Allison Hunnicutt and another fourteen member delegation including six lawyers, two Judges and family members representing the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court of Jacksonville embarked on an eight day visit of the English Inn of Courts in London and the Kings Inn of Ireland in Dublin from April 20-29, 2013. To read more about the visit, and how Ms. Hunnicutt spotted law partner and friend Giselle Carson, among 37,000 runners, running the […]

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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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