The Economic Council of Palm Beach County promotes prudent economic growth; advocates for the quality of life in Palm Beach County; encourages principles of good government and citizenship; takes an active interest in the civic, cultural and social welfare of the county and the state; provides a forum for the open discussion of matters of public interest; and seeks to inspire service-minded citizens to serve their community.
Mr. Hawkins, who is the Past-President of The Florida Bar (2011-12), is Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation and practices commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, trade secret disputes, covenants not to compete, securities and real estate litigation. Hawkins earned his degree in Economics and his J.D. (1983) from the University of Florida, and graduated with his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Mr. Hawkins is the 2016 recipient of the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award and the 2014 recipient of the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Sidney A. Stubbs Professionalism Award.
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 www.jonesfoster.com.