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Gwen Griggs recognized in 2022 Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™

Thought Leadership | By Gwen Griggs

Our own Gwen Griggs was recently recognized in the 2022 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,122 honorees represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members. Florida Trend invited all actively practicing Florida lawyers to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard – lawyers with whom they…

Level Up with GrowFL – Featuring Gwen Griggs

Thought Leadership | By Whitney Harper

Click here to watch GrowFL’s newest series, CEO Level Up, where second-stage CEOs can learn from those who know it best – each other. In the first episode, Gwen Griggs shares the innovative approach to how they serve their clients, one of the biggest mistakes she sees other businesses making, and what she’s learned since stepping…

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Guidance for Employers

COVID-19 Updates | By Gwen Griggs on 12.23.2020

As COVID-19 vaccines become available throughout the US, employers may be wondering if they can require their workforce to be vaccinated before returning to work. The short answer is yes, but employers should take care to follow certain guidance when building a vaccination policy for its staff. Below is a list of frequently asked questions…

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SEC Further Democratizes Private Investing

Thought Leadership | By Gwen Griggs on 10.02.2020

Last month the SEC released seemingly good news for growth stage companies looking for private capital. Firms raising capital must ensure that their investors meet the SEC’s definition of “Accredited Investor” – and the SEC’s updated rule has expanded that definition, potentially expanding the investor pool who can invest in private placements. The amendment to…

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Roadmap to a Successful Capital Raise

Thought Leadership | By Gwen Griggs on 09.25.2020

Raising capital may be desirable or necessary at various stages of your company’s lifecycle. Pre-revenue firms often look for cash infusions to support research & development, build a product prototype, or support payroll, while companies in a growth phase may require capital to complete strategic projects, make acquisitions, or taxi the business to the next…

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Workplace Synergistics Professional Supervisor Program

Thought Leadership | By Whitney Harper on 08.21.2020

Workplace Synergistics is hosting a virtual professional supervisor training to help your employees reach their full potential. The program is perfect for managers or supervisors to build a solid foundation of skills or to prepare them for the next level of growth. The program works with supervisors and managers to better: Manage self Manage others…

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Koontz & Associates: How to Move Your Business Forward During COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates | By Whitney Harper on 08.04.2020

On August 4th, Whitney Harper and Koontz & Associates hosted a webinar discussing best practices for employers when an employee has COVID.  

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#StrongCommunity Spotlight: ADVOS Continues “Sustaining Firm” Support of JALA

Strong Community | By Whitney Harper on 07.23.2020

ADVOS is proud to be a Sustaining Law Firm for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA), a non-profit law firm dedicated to providing free civil legal assistance to low-income and special-needs groups. During these unprecedented times, JALA’s services are needed more than ever. Recently, JALA’s volunteer attorneys have helped those in need in the following ways:…

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COVID-19: 3 Steps to Take if an Employee is Sick

COVID-19 Updates | By Whitney Harper on 07.16.2020

As businesses reopen and employees return to workplaces, many employers are faced with tough questions when an employee is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19. Following the CDC’s guidance in these situations will help to protect the company’s workforce, preserve the company’s ability to continue operations, and limit the company’s potential liability.  (Note: there are…