Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Giselle Carson featured in local publication

Marks Gray Shareholder and Immigration Attorney Giselle Carson subject of Florida Coastal Spotlight section in latest Attorney at Law magazine 

To read the full article about Giselle's wonderful career accomplishments, click here

Congratulations, Giselle! We are proud to have you as a vital part of the Marks Gray team. 

Friday, August 19, 2016

Marks Gray Hosts North Florida ACC Social at Jacksonville Armada Soccer Match

Member of the ACC? Check out the awesome event photos! 

If you attended the ACC Social hosted by Marks Gray on Wednesday night (August 17, 2016) at the Jacksonville Armada match then you'll love our new Facebook photo album. Click here to see your bright and shining faces. 

Photos courtesy of Nate at Deremer Studios in Jacksonville, FL. Visit their website for more information on their excellent photography options. 

Crystal's Latest IP Blog Post is Up

You Created It. We Protect It.


Intellectual Property Attorney Crystal Broughan shares her latest entry on her blog. Today's topic revolves around everyday copyright issues. Click here to read the story and subscribe to her blog. 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Volume 3 of IP FAQs by Crystal Broughan is Now on the Blog

Intellectual Property Attorney Crystal Broughan shares her latest FAQ on IP Law

The third post in Ms. Broughan's IP FAQs is now available. Learn her thoughts on Trade Secrets here

Crystal Broughan is an intellectual property law attorney with Marks Gray, P.A.  If you would like to learn more about Marks Gray’s intellectual property law services please contact Ms. Broughan at or 904-807-2180.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

L. Johnson Sarber, III re-elected to Board for the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Johnny Sarber, Shareholder at Marks Gray, re-elected as FDCC selects 2016-2017 Officers and Board Members at Annual Meeting

JACKSONVILLE, FL – L. Johnson Sarber, III, Shareholder at Marks Gray, P.A., was re-elected to Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) at their Annual Meeting in La Malbaie, Quebec in Canada. The rest of the officers and board members were also elected. H. Mills Gallivan, of Gallivan White & Boyd PA (Greenville, SC), was elected President. The FDCC is an invitation-only organization that consists of accomplished defense attorneys (limited to 1200 in the USA), corporate counsel, and insurance industry executives who have achieved professional distinction during their careers. 

Also elected as FDCC officers at the Annual Meeting are President-Elect J. Scott Kreamer, of Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC (Kansas City, MO), and Secretary-Treasurer Donald L. Myles, Jr., of Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. (Phoenix, AZ). Steven E. Farrar, of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP (Greenville, SC), moved into the Board Chair position after completing a year as FDCC President.

Elected to the Board of Directors:

Senior Directors:

            Robert L. Christie, Christie Law Group PLLC (Seattle, WA)
Edward J. Currie, Jr., Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. (Jackson, MS)
Michael T. Glascott, Goldberg Segalla (Buffalo, NY)
Elizabeth F. Lorell, Gordon & Rees LLP (Florham Park, NJ)
Howard A. Merten of Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP (Providence, RI)
Brett J. Preston, Hill Ward Henderson (Tampa, FL)
Todd A. Roberts, Ropers Majeski Kohn Bentley (Redwood City, CA)
W. Michael Scott, VP & General Counsel of CrownQuest Operating, LLC (Midland, TX)

             Victor R. Anderson, III, Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
Stacy A. Broman, Meagher & Geer PLLP (Minneapolis, MN)
Heidi G. Goebel, Goebel Anderson PC (Salt Lake City, UT)
Clark R. Hudson, Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall, Trexler, McCabe & Hudson APLC (San Diego, CA)
Reid S. Manley, Burr Forman LLP (Birmingham, AL)
Craig A. Marvinney, Walter & Haverfield LLP (Cleveland, OH)
David M. Nicholas, Assistant General Counsel of TE Connectivity (Middletown, PA)
Terence M. Ridley, Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP (Denver, CO)
L. Johnson Sarber, III, Marks Gray PA (Jacksonville, FL)

About the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community. The FDCC is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits. Current membership is approximately 1400 from the United States and around the world. For more information about the FDCC or its projects, please visit

About Marks Gray, P.A.
Marks Gray, P.A., with offices located in downtown Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, is a multi-faceted law firm with 26 attorneys experienced in a wide range of practice areas. Marks Gray takes immense pride in the highly personalized service it provides to its clients. The attorneys at Marks Gray represent local, regional, national and international clients in a variety of matters. The firm has a diverse practice that includes an extensive litigation practice in commercial and tort defense, professional liability defense, intellectual property, banking, real estate, business law, commercial transactions, probate, taxation, wealth succession, immigration and workers’ compensation.

To learn more about Marks Gray and the services offered, please visit


Donald L. Myles, Jr.
Secretary-Treasurer, FDCC

Stephanie Mack Kearney
Marks Gray, P.A.
Marketing Director

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

August 2016 Immigration Bulletin is Out!

Immigration Attorney and Shareholder Giselle Carson's August 2016 Newsletter hit inboxes this morning

To read and subscribe to her Immigration Bulletin, click here

For more information about your Immigration status or to learn how the Marks Gray Immigration team led by Giselle Carson may assist you today, please email

Download an Excerpt from Shareholder Giselle Carson's New Immigration Book

Immigration Attorney and Shareholder Giselle Carson's first Immigration Book to be published soon

If you’ve been receiving and reading Ms. Carson's newsletters, you know she is working on the finishing touches of her first Immigration book – Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options for Employers, Foreign Nationals, and Graduating Students.
This book is designed to help readers understand the most commonly used work visas under U.S. immigration law considering the limited availability of H-1Bs.
We’d like for our readers to get a preview.
Click here to read an excerpt from the book and let us know what you think.  I look forward to your feedback.
For more information about your Immigration status or to learn how the Marks Gray Immigration team led by Giselle Carson may assist you today, please email