ALEKSANDER BOKSNER- FIRST ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY
of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (B.A. 1998); The University of Toledo College
of Law, Toledo, Ohio (J.D. 2001).
Member: State of Florida;
State of Tennessee; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S.
District Court, Southern District of Florida; Florida Middle District
Aleksandr Boksner joined the City of Miami
Beach Office of the City Attorney in 2009.
Mr. Boksner provides legal counsel to the Mayor and City Commissioners,
City Manager, and Department Directors pertaining to its governmental business
practices, liability and sovereign immunity, including those regulatory and
technical departments, State of Florida public records and government in the
sunshine laws, contract formation, interpretation and drafting, legislative
process and procedure, regulatory and statutory compliance, and the legal
impact of civil and criminal litigation surrounding all aspects of the City of
Miami Beach’s governmental business operations.
Mr. Boksner prepares various resolutions
and ordinances, drafts prospective legislation for consideration by the State
of Florida, and reviews contracts for compliance with the City of Miami Beach
procurement code, in conjunction with the negotiation of various public/private
contracts, land use disputes, franchise agreements and other contractual
agreements. He supervises the
prosecution of code enforcement matters before the Special Master to ensure
regulatory compliance with those technical statutes, regulations and
codes. He handles a multitude of
litigation matters (commercial, land use, construction, tort and appellate)
which involve issues of sovereign immunity, regulatory taking, inverse
condemnation, littoral takings and other statutory and common law causes of
action impacting the City of Miami Beach.
Mr. Boksner provides broad range and extensive legal guidance on the
City of Miami Beach’s governmental operations and governance, policy
initiatives and other aspects of the City’s business functions and litigation.
to joining the City of Miami Beach Office of the City Attorney, Mr. Boksner’s
professional experience and background consisted of significant legal positions
at other governmental agencies that included the Office of the County Attorney,
Marion County, Florida; Office of the County Attorney, Charlotte County,
Florida; and Office of the State Attorney, Miami, Florida.