About Alan

Jones Foster Shareholder Alan Ciklin, Land Use & Governmental Practice Group Co-Chair and Real Estate practice group member, has decades of experience representing commercial and residential developers, corporations, office and industrial park clients, and residential buyers and sellers in complex land use and zoning matters and sophisticated real estate transactions.

Alan’s comprehensive knowledge of real estate, land use and zoning, and local municipalities benefits his clients throughout the process of financing, acquisition, comprehensive planning, and full-scale development of commercial properties and planned unit developments. He handles a wide range of issues involving zoning, code enforcement, and permitting, and represents his clients before governmental boards and at administrative agency hearings.

Alan is consistently selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, South Florida Legal Guide “Top Lawyers” and Palm Beach Illustrated “Top Lawyers" for real estate and he holds an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating based upon legal ability and ethical standards.

Notably, Alan served as Assistant Palm Beach County Attorney, Deputy County Attorney, and Director of the Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning, and Building Department early in his career, and was instrumental in the development of Palm Beach County’s land use and zoning codes and its Comprehensive Plan.