Friday, May 16, 2014
Attorney Tyler Oldenburg's article titled, Maintaining Your Company's Competitive Advantage: A Guide to Protecting Your Company's Trade Secrets is featured in the 1st Quarter issue of FOCUS, ACC North Florida’s Chapter newsletter.
Marks Gray, P.A. has been awarded the First Coast Healthiest Companies Gold Level Award by First Coast Worksite Wellness Council and the Mayor’s Council on Fitness and Wellbeing. The application process for this award was very intensive and detailed. The award will be presented at the 6th Annual First Coast Worksite Wellness Conference presented by Humana on May 14, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. During the luncheon portion of the conference, awards will be given to recognize the First Coast Healthiest Companies and the Frank Barker Wellness Leader Award Recipient.
Marks Gray lawyers have been recognized as leading attorneys in Jacksonville in eight different practice areas in the April, 2014 edition of Jacksonville Magazine. The ranking are based on the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest peer -review publication in the legal profession, listing lawyers whose outstanding professional abilities are recognized by a consensus of their colleagues in the same geographical region and legal profession. Marks Gray attorneys have been recognized in the following practice areas:
- Banking and Finance Law: Frederick H. Kent
- Commercial Litigation: Gerald W. Weedon
- Employment Law - Individuals: Edward L. Birk
- Employment Law - Management: Susan S. Erdelyi
- Medical Malpractice- Defendants: Jeptha F. Barbour
- Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants: Jeptha F. Barbour
- Product Liability Litigation- Defendants: Jeptha F. Barbour, Gerald W. Weedon
On March 28, 2014 Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Marks Gray Shareholder Giselle Carson to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority. Carson, 46, of Jacksonville, is an attorney and shareholder with Marks Gray PA. She previously served as the president of the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and as a board member of Leadership Jacksonville. Carson received her bachelor’s degree from McGill University and her law degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law. She succeeds A. Kelly and is appointed for a term beginning March 28, 2014, and ending September 30, 2017. Kilbane, 34, of Jacksonville, is a financial advisor with Ullman Financial. He serves as president elect for the Young Lawyers Section of the Jacksonville Bar Association and as president of the Notre Dame Club of Greater Jacksonville. Kilbane received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. He succeeds Ronald Weaver and is appointed for a term beginning March 28, 2014, and ending September 30, 2017. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
Marks Gray, P.A. attorney's Jeptha 'Jep' F. Barbour and Jill F. Bechtold article titled, Florida Supreme Court Rejects Noneconomic Damage Cap in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Cases was published in the April 2014 edition of Medical Liability Monitor.
Jeptha “Jep” Barbour practice is focused primarily in the areas of civil litigation including; products liability, professional liability, commercial litigation as well as life and disability. Mr. Barbour is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar.Jill F. Bechtold has a civil litigation practice focusing primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, business litigation, medical and professional liability defense, and professional licensing. She is the current co-Chair of the FDLA's Women and The Law Committee. Medical Liability Monitor reports the critical business happenings as well as political, legal and risk management issues that affect the healthcare industry. They also offerthe latest information on medical professional liability insurance premium rates and trends, tort reform, significant jury verdicts and what’s happening with professional liability insurers across the nation. ABOUT MARKS GRAY The Marks Gray, P.A. law firm was founded in 1899 in Jacksonville, Florida. Marks Gray, P.A. currently has 26 attorneys and is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated law firm committed to providing the highest quality legal representation. The firm combines the individual talents of attorneys with diverse backgrounds and experiences into a multi-faceted law firm. Marks Gray, P.A. and provides service in over 30 practice areas with offices in downtown Jacksonville and The Beaches.