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Monthly Archives from June 2014

Attorney’s Michael D. Kendall and Mr. Nicholas V. Pulignano, Jr. were awarded, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry

Congratulations to attorney’s Michael D. Kendall and Nicholas V. Pulignano, Jr. Mr. Kendall and Mr. Pulignano were awarded, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry. This award is for continuous professional recognition – an accomplishment realized by the Top 10% of American Professionals. The first award of its kind, the America’s Most Honored Professionals distinction is the only cross-industry and cross-profession honor based on quantitative analysis of authenticated public recognitions. The award only goes […]

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Appointed as President-elect to JAX Bar

U.S. and global immigration and corporate and business law attorney, Giselle Carson has been sworn in as President-elect of the Jacksonville Bar Association. Pictured in photo (left to right) attorney’s Marianne L. Aho, Heath L.  Vickers, Crystal T. Brougha, Gerald ‘Gerry’ Weedon, Meagan L. Logan, Giselle Carson, James C. Rinaman, Michael D. Kendall, Jill F. Bechtold.

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Intellectual Property attorney Crystal T. Broughan Presents at FIFEC

Intellectual Property and Insurance Defense attorney, Crystal T. Broughan was a speaker at the 2014 FIFEC. Crystal’s presentation,  ‘Milo & Broughan MRI Clinic – The Many Different Views of a Clinic’ The presentation focused on: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics are becoming more and more aggressive in marketing the services they provide to patients. Philip Milo, a claim representative with State Farm and Crystal will explore the issues surrounding an MRI that claims representatives, investigators and […]

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Giselle Carson releases the June Immigration Update

The June Immigration Update is released. Click here to read the latest immigration and naturalization news that affects you most.  

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Attorney Jill Bechtold hosts ADTA Webinar on Friday, June 20, 2014

Based on a new strategy of litigation, the “Reptile Strategy” is a popular technique being implemented by plaintiffs’ counsel nationwide. Jill F. Bechtold, Of Counsel,  will be presenting ‘Reptile Tactics’ on Friday, June 20th sponsored by the ADTA. The theory is designed to engage the jurors’ “reptilian brain” and persuade jurors to vote based on instincts and fear rather than facts and law. By creating new “safety rules” and standards for care, plaintiffs’ counsel are seeking big awards […]

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FAQ: Traveling with a Pending AOS Application

Q: Can I travel outside the United States if I have a Form I-485, adjustment of status, application pending? A. Typically, the answer is no. If you depart the U.S. with a pending Form I-485, your adjustment application can be considered abandoned. However, you might be able to travel abroad if you have applied for and received an approved advanced paroled (AP) document from USCIS.  It typically takes 90 days from filing to receive the AP […]

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