Monthly Archives from October 2017
Shareholder Crystal T. Broughan will be speak at the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Career’s in Trademark Law: A Panel Discussion for Law Student event on October 11, 2017 at Florida State University College of Law, in Tallahassee. Legal professionals will share their thoughts and advice about the numerous career opportunities in the field of trademark law.The panel discussion is designed specifically for law students. Shareholder Crystal Broughan’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property matters such […]Continue Reading
Shareholder Susan S. Erdelyi to speak at Florida Association of Counties Trust Conference
Marks Gray is pleased to announce Attorney Susan S. Erderlyi will be presenting 10 Most Common Lawsuits Against Counties at the 2017 Florida Association of Counties Trust (FACT) Risk Management & Educational Conference of St. Johns County on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Ms. Erdelyi’s practice is focused on employment and civil rights. As the City Attorney for the City of Jacksonville Beach, Ms. Erdelyi represents public entities, including municipalities and counties. She also represents private employers and […]Continue Reading
SBRN Event – The Entrepreneur’s Entourage: A Business Success Forum
The Small Business Resource Network will celebrate its 25th Anniversary by hosting a forum of successful business owners who will share stories of how other local businesses helped them to succeed. Attendees will receive lunch as well as a copy of SBRN’s book Business Tips: Build Your Entourage. Thursday, October 26th 10:45 am – 2:00 pm $40 per person UNF Herbert University Center 12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville 32224 To register: 904-620-2489 www.sbdc.unf.edu Download the Event […]Continue Reading
What to Expect in Your Estate Planning Meeting
Okay, you’ve taken the big step and made an appointment for a free consultation with us. What should you be prepared to discuss when we meet? First, we will ask you some basic information about your assets, liabilities, and family. We are not being nosey. This information will help us make a recommendation. For example, we’ll need to ascertain: Whether you might be subject to federal or state inheritance taxes; How much of your estate […]Continue Reading
Wondering How the New Employment-based Adjustment of Status Interview Requirement Will Affect You?
On August 28, USCIS announced that there will be a new requirement for in-person interviews for employment-based Adjustment of Status cases that were filed after March 6, 2017. This new requirement will be effective starting October 1. Since the 1990s, most of the employment-based Adjustment of Status cases have been adjudicated without interviews. This new requirement was made in reaction to the president’s Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the […]Continue Reading
Do You Know the Current Processing Time for Your Case?
We encourage our clients and readers to please check the approximate processing times published by USCIS for certain petitions and applications. Although these are only approximate times, they can help you plan better, including postponing or cancelling travel plans; planning for a new hire or a new job; and/or applying for a driver’s license. With a caveat, the actual processing times can be longer (and in some unique and welcomed situations slightly faster) than those […]Continue Reading