News - June 19, 2019

Jones Foster Attorneys Named Florida Trend’s 2019 Legal Elite

Jones Foster is proud to announce that Genny Bernstein, Tasha Dickinson, Stanley Klett, Jr., Joanne O’Connor, and Sidney Stubbs have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite™.

Each year, Florida Trend presents a prestigious roster of attorneys selected for recognition by their peers. Initial voting is followed by a panel review comprised of previous Legal Elite honorees. The final list of selected attorneys represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.

Jones Foster Senior Shareholder, Sidney Stubbs, was inducted into the Legal Elite Hall of Fame in 2012. Hall of Fame recipients are a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned this peer-review award and have been selected for lifetime recognition.

Following is the list of Jones Foster award recipients and their primary areas of practice.


Genny Bernstein

Private Client Services / Elder Law
A Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law, Genny focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Veteran Benefits, and Asset Planning and Protection for Medicaid.

Genny Bernstein

Tasha Dickinson

Private Client Services / Corporate & Tax
Chair of the Firm's Private Client Services Practice Group, Tasha is a Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer. Her practice focuses exclusively on sophisticated estate planning and estate/trust administration.

Stanley Klett, Jr.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
As a Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation specialist with more than 30 years of broad-based litigation experience, Stan practices in the areas of commercial litigation, trusts and estates litigation, arbitration and mediation, property rights, administrative litigation matters, and employment litigation.

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Joanne O’Connor

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
A Florida Bar Board certified specialist in Business Litigation, Joanne focuses her practice in complex commercial litigation including business torts, partnership and corporate disputes, non-compete agreements, civil RICO, real estate and land use litigation, and lawyer and law firm defense.

Joanne Oconnor

Sidney Stubbs

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Sid has more than 40 years of experience in the areas of commercial and corporate litigation, law firm litigation and legal malpractice disputes. Chambers USA  named Sid among America's Leading Business Lawyers, stating that he "remains the shining light and beacon of the Bar in Palm Beach County.”

Sid Stubbs

About Jones Foster

Jones Foster is a commercial and private client law firm headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Established in 1924, the Firm has served as an integral part of South Florida’s growth and prosperity for nearly a century. Through a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jones Foster delivers original legal solutions that help clients, colleagues, and the community to move forward. The Firm’s attorneys focus their practice in Real Estate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Private Client Services, Corporate & Tax, and Land Use & Governmental. For more information, please visit