Alexander BoksnerChief Deputy City Attorney
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (B.A. 1998)
The University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio (J.D. 2001)
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 Bankruptcy Court
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.
Prior 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.