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West Palm Beach Mayor James Recognizes Jones Foster with City Tribute

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James presented a Tribute to Jones Foster, a private and commercial law firm, in recognition of its Centennial anniversary at a City Commission meeting on Jan. 8. Accepting on behalf of Jones Foster were Chairman Larry B. Alexander and Vice Chair Scott G. Hawkins.

Chairman Larry B. Alexander commented on the honor, "Jones Foster’s deep roots in the City of West Palm extend back to the original land boom of the 1920s and we are proud to have worked alongside generations of visionary leaders who have built this City into a prosperous and world-class destination. We are honored by this recognition from Mayor James, and with gratitude accept the tribute on behalf of our current team of attorneys and our distinguished predecessors who pursued not only legal excellence but leadership and community advocacy, serving as role models and mentors for the next generation."

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As a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, Mr. Alexander has provided legal counsel to individuals and businesses in West Palm Beach and throughout South Florida in complex real estate transactions during his 52-year legal career at Jones Foster.

The firm’s involvement with the City of West Palm Beach goes beyond legal services to a century-long culture of leadership in local nonprofits. The firm’s attorneys have served as presidents and founding board members of the Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach and its Foundation, HomeSafe, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches, United Way of Palm Beach County, as well as the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. They continue to serve on the board of numerous charitable organizations, nonprofits, and foundations, in addition to supporting higher education opportunities and the development of the city and county through leadership positions with Palm Beach Atlantic University, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, and the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.

In addition, Jones Foster attorneys have impacted the community through their notable leadership roles with legal associations and local, state, and federal government, including as County Attorney for Palm Beach County; as presidents of The Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Section, and the Florida Senate; as a state representative of the U.S. House; and as judges in local, federal, and appellate courts.

Jones Foster has remained committed to Palm Beach County over the years, expanding into a full-service 40-attorney firm with offices in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, and Jupiter, that provides counsel on complex legal matters including corporate and tax law; wills, trusts and estates; high-stakes litigation and trust and estate litigation; real estate; land use and zoning; and governmental law.

About Jones Foster

Jones Foster is celebrating its Centennial year as a commercial and private client law firm headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Tracing its roots back to 1924, the firm has served as an integral part of South Florida’s growth and prosperity. Through a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jones Foster delivers original legal solutions that help clients, colleagues, and the community to move forward. Notably, the majority of the firm’s Shareholders have received the designation of Board-Certified Specialist by The Florida Bar in their specific practice area. The firm’s attorneys focus their practice in Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Tax, Land Use & Governmental, Private Wealth, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate, and Trust & Estate Litigation. For more information, please visit