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Monthly Archives from September 2018

Guest Host on Immigration Lawyers’ Podcast

Giselle was recently a guest host on the Immigration Lawyers’ podcast, discussing O-1A visas as an alternative to H-1B visas. Listen now.

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Family Drama—The Biggest Threat to Your Inheritance

Co–authored by Kristine M. Scott, Estate Planning Associate When a parent or other family member dies, his or her relatives receive their inheritance from the deceased—or at least that’s what most people think happens. Unfortunately, family drama stands to be the number one threat to the concept of inheritance. While we see this most when vast intrafamily wealth is being transferred, we have seen fights erupt over the most mundane items, including Tupperware. Family conflict not only endangers […]

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Shareholder Edward L. Birk Making Strides for Mental Health Awareness in the Legal Community

Marks Gray news media and first amendment attorney, Edward L. Birk is the Chairman of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Health and Wellness Committee. Jax Daily Record shared the news that the committee along with the Florida Bar and the American Bar Association has made attorney mental health awareness an initiative, but committee members said another issue is client mental health issues and how that can affect their attorney. The committee is organizing a seminar that […]

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Tips for Business Owners: Your Website Means You Operate in the Global Market

It is easy to think of yourself as a small, local business, especially if you never leave the house to run it. However, the reality is the second you create a website you are operating in the global marketplace. This also means you are subject to many of the same laws and regulations as huge multi-national corporations. Consider all the places where you plan to manufacture, transport, and distribute products. You should understand the rules […]

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The Repeal of Net Neutrality: Will It Impact Free Speech on the Internet?

At the end of 2017, the Federal Communications Commission voted to end net neutrality. Many were outraged. Some celebrated. But I imagine most people simply didn’t know what it all really meant or how the change would impact their Internet experience. Let’s start by explaining the concept of net neutrality. What Is Net Neutrality? Communications companies regulated by the Federal Communications Commission, such as telephone companies, must follow a law that requires them to treat […]

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Eight Marks Gray Attorneys Named Best Lawyers’ 2019 Lawyers of the Year

Jacksonville, Florida headquartered business law firm, Marks Gray P.A., is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been named by Best Lawyers as 2019 Lawyers of the Year in their respective geographies and practice areas. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Marks Gray […]

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