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Jones Foster Attorneys Named as “Top Lawyers” by 2019 South Florida Legal Guide

West Palm Beach, Florida – Jones Foster is proud to announce that 9 attorneys, representing each of the firm’s 5 practice groups, have been selected as “Top Lawyers” by the South Florida Legal Guide.

The South Florida Legal Guide currently publishes listings of Top Lawyers, Top Law Firms, Top Up and Comers, Top CPAs, and Litigation Support Professionals along with expertise columns. Selections to the top listings are based on peer nominations.

Following is the list of recognized Jones Foster attorneys and their primary areas of practice:

Larry B. Alexander

Real Estate

As the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group Leader and Florida Bar Board Certified attorney, Larry concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development, and financing.

Larry Alexander

Mark H. Dahlmeier

Real Estate

Mark is a Florida Bar Board Certified specialist in Real Estate and focuses his practice in the area of complex commercial real estate transactions.

Mark Dahlmeier

Scott G. Hawkins

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

A Florida Bar Board Certified attorney, and the Firm’s Vice Chair, Scott focuses his practice in commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, trade secret disputes, covenants not to compete, securities, and real estate litigation.

Scott Hawkins

Joanne M. 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

John C. Randolph

Land Use & Governmental

Co-Chair of the Firm’s Land Use & Governmental Practice Group, Skip focuses his practice in matters relating to municipal and administrative law, land use, and zoning.

John Randolph

Sidney A. 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.

Sid Stubbs

Roberto M. Vargas

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Rob practices statewide in the areas of complex commercial litigation, business torts, real property litigation and eminent domain.

Rob Vargas

Margaret Cooper

Corporate & Tax

Margie was a Board Certified lawyer in both Civil Trial and Business Litigation, and handled a variety of complex commercial and business litigation matters.

*Awarded posthumously


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