Giselle Carson practices exclusively in the areas of business immigration and compliance. For over ten years, she has helped businesses and individuals obtain work visas, permanent residency status (“green card”) and naturalization. She also guides organizations on immigration compliance including Form I-9 and government audits.
As a two-time immigrant, Ms. Carson has experienced the challenges and joy of immigration. She was born in Cuba, escaped to Canada and later immigrated to the U.S. She benefited from the advice and guidance of experienced immigration attorneys to achieve her dreams. Now, she helps others achieve their immigration dreams and goals.
She is published author and recognized speaker on immigration matters. In 2010, she authored a chapter in the book, Counseling Clients on Work-site Enforcement (Inside the Minds). In 2017, she published her book, Beyond the H-1B.
She is passionate about health and fitness. She is a four-time Ironman finisher and a 15-time marathon finisher.
In business and in life, she has crossed many finish lines and she helps her clients cross their finish lines and achieve goals.
She is fluent in Spanish, French and English.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Florida Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Florida Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top Rated Lawyer for Immigration Law||American Lawyer Media||2013|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2010|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2009|
|Legal Elite Up & Comer||Florida Trend Magazine||2008|
|Legal Elite Up & Comer||Florida Trend Magazine||2007|
|Outstanding Law Day Activity Award||American Bar Association||2006|
|Shareholder||Marks Gray||2002 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce||International Chair||2013 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Chair||2009 - Present|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Board of Governors||2006 - Present|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Treasurer||2013 - 2013|
|Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce||General Counsel||2010 - 2012|
|Immigration Update, April 2013||Immigration Update, April 2013||2013|
|FOCUS, North Florida Chapter ACC 1st Quarter Newsletter||Keep an "Eye" on Form I-9||2013|
|Jacksonville Business Journal||May 7th, An Important Date for Employers||2013|
|Society of Human Resources Management Jacksonville||H1-B Visa's Going, Going, Gone!||2012|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference||Adjustment of Status (AOS)||2011|
|Association of Legal Administrators||H1-B Visas for Advanced Practitioners||2010|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Immigration Law Fundamentals, Law Review||2010|
|Cap-Exempt H-1B Petition for Professor||Approved|
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