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FIU Bridge Collapse: Do Public Records Stop Being Public Records When There’s an Investigation?

The FIU bridge collapse this past March was a terrible tragedy. Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened to prevent another such occurrence in the future. As a part of this, FDOT has been working with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), providing them with documentation regarding the construction of the bridge. While those two organizations have been conducting their investigation, the press has been reporting on it and updating the public on […]

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Tips for Business Owners: 3 Must-Do’s When Creating Your Logo

A recognizable logo allows you to advertise your business anywhere – on your storefront sign, website, business cards, employee ID cards, in-store signage, product packaging, print ads, social media accounts, and so many more places. It is a crucial part of branding, so businesses should take the time to ensure it is done right. But before you commit to any concept for your logo, work with an intellectual property lawyer to do a trademark search. […]

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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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