After decades of asking, USCIS finally expanded its premium processing service to include additional immigration petitions and application types. Here are the key points that you need to know: 1 – The initial expansion will apply to these categories: Forms I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, EB-1 multinational managers and executives and EB-2 national interest waiver category will be allowed to upgrade the case to premium processing. 2 – Opportunities are currently limited to petitions […]Continue Reading
Check out Edward Booth’s latest interview with Channel 4 News!
Check out aviation attorney Edward Booth’s latest interview with Channel 4 News on the NTSB investigating the cause of deadly small plane crash at Westside airport in Jacksonville, Florida. https://www.news4jax.com/video/news/2021/12/27/ntsb-investigating-cause-of-deadly-small-plane-crash-at-westside-airport/Continue Reading
Edward Birk elected to the Florida First Amendment Foundation’s Board of Trustees!
Congratulations to First Amendment attorney Edward Birk for being named to the Florida First Amendment Foundation’s Board of Trustees! The First Amendment Foundation believes that government openness and transparency are critical to citizen trust and involvement in our democratic society. Through ongoing monitoring of the state’s public records and open meetings laws, and the education of government officials and the citizens they serve about those laws, the Foundation promotes the public’s constitutional right to oversee and to […]Continue Reading
Congratulations to Marks Gray Intellectual Property attorney Crystal T. Broughan for being appointed to the Anticounterfeiting Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2022-2023 year! The committee will monitor developments in treaties, legislation, regulations and other enforcement mechanisms in various jurisdictions, complete analyses and propose policy recommendations to the Board. Please join us in congratulating Crystal!Continue Reading
Check out Media and Advertising Attorney Edward Birk’s latest interview with News4Jax on Florida’s decision to start issuing $5,000 fines to business that require patrons or customers to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. Attorney’s advice for Florida businesses: ‘Don’t test the statute’ on vaccine passports (news4jax.com)Continue Reading
13 Marks Gray Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers!
Marks Gray is pleased to announce that 13 of our attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in all three categories: Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and Lawyer of the Year. Lawyer of the Year recipients: Edward L. Birk: Insurance Law Susan S. Erdelyi: Civil Rights Law Mary Bland Love: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Best Lawyers recipients: Jeptha F. Barbour: Insurance Law, Litigation […]Continue Reading