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News - August 9, 2021

James C. Gavigan, Jr. Serves as Panelist for Palm Beach County Planning Congress Webinar

Jones Foster Litigation and Land Use & Governmental Shareholder James C. Gavigan, Jr. served as a panelist for the Palm Beach County Planning Congress webinar, “Combatting the effects of COVID – How Planners Cope, Function and Thrive in the New Norm,” one of a seven-part weekly summer series titled “Planning Challenges 2021”.

The session addressed post-Covid trends and what changes may become the new norm for those tasked with creating and sustaining healthy Florida communities. Panelists discussed topics including the benefits and conveniences of virtual municipal meetings; changes in the way planning, zoning, and building transactions were handled during Covid; the migration of companies and individuals to Florida and its impact on real estate and development; and the lasting innovations and processes in the public and private sectors that came out of Covid.

Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary organization comprised of professionals actively involved and interested in the responsible growth and development of Palm Beach County and the surrounding region.

Jamie focuses his practice in the areas of land use and governmental law and complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on real estate, land use and zoning, eminent domain and property rights. As an experienced litigator, he regularly handles cases on behalf of corporations, municipalities, developers, and property owners in state and federal courts throughout Florida, including multidistrict class actions.

Jamie has been selected for inclusion in peer-reviewed industry lists including Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch, and Florida Trend Legal Elite Up & Comer.

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 Wealth, Trusts & Estates, Corporate & Tax, and Land Use & Governmental. For more information, please visit www.jonesfoster.com.