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Alicia J. Lewis Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Alicia J. Lewis

Partner, Fort Lauderdale /

Alicia Lewis is a Partner at Kelley Kronenberg where she focuses her practice on land-use, zoning, procurement, environmental, and municipal law.  Alicia successfully represents real estate developers, private property owners, municipalities, and private companies before federal, state, and local government agencies to obtain land-use plan amendments, rezonings, site plan approvals, platting, variances, special exceptions. Alicia also handles building permit issues, code enforcement hearings, and government procurement matters.

Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, Alicia was a Senior Attorney at a national full-service Am Law 200 firm where she led major real estate development teams, negotiated land development guidelines, drafted development agreements, and worked with community leaders on behalf of clients. Alicia also served as the Assistant City Attorney for El Portal, FL and Opalocka, FL.

Alicia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Auburn University and then went on to earn a Master’s of Public Administration from The University of Alabama at Birmingham where she was a member of the Public Administration Honor society and held a Public Policy Externship. Ms. Lewis then received her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Alabama School of Law where she was the Senior Editor of the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review, Regional Fundraising Chair for the National Black Law Students Association, as well as a member of the Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society and Trial Advocacy Team.

  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association (GSCBWLA), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW), Member
  • CannabisLAB, Member
  • Best Lawyers®, “Women in the Law”, 2021
  • South Florida Business and Wealth, Real Estate Awards, Honoree, 2021
  • Daily Business Review, “On the Rise”, Florida Legal Awards, Honoree, 2021
  • U.S. News and World Report, “Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch,” Land Use & Zoning/ Real Estate, 2021
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Up & Comers”,  2020 – 2021
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, “Florida Rising Star – Land Use & Zoning,” 2019 – 2020
  • Chambers & Partners USA, Diversity & Inclusion Awards, “Future Leader Minority Lawyer,” 2019
  • Leadership Florida, Connect Class IX, 2018
  • Chambers & Partners USA, Women in Law Awards, “Future Leader in Gender Diversity,” 2018
  • Attorney at Law Magazine, “South Florida Rising Stars,” Real Estate Law, 2018
  • The Daily Business Review, “Florida Rising Star,” 2016
  • Author, “How a Year of COVID Has Affected South Florida Real Estate“, Daily Business Review, June 2021
  • Author, “How To Seek Zoning Approval For Medical Marijuana In Florida”, Super Lawyers Magazine, September 30, 2019
  • Author, “No Glass Ceiling at Greenspoon Marder,” Featured Interview, Profile Magazine, August 13, 2018
  • Panelist, 4th Annual Florida Law & Business Conference, Real Estate Law, October 28, 2019
  • Panelist, Building Owners & Managers Association Luncheon, Real Estate Law, May 16, 2018
  • Panelist, The Broward County Bar Association – Annual Convention, Real Estate Law, October 17, 2017
  • Featured Speaker, 4th Annual National Diversity Pre-Law Conference, October 13, 2017
  • Panelist, Palm Beach County Bar Association Cannabis Law Summit, Real Estate Law, April 20, 2017
  • Panelist, Commercial Real Estate Women’s Luncheon, Real Estate Law, April 3, 2017
  • Panelist, Legal News & Review, Radio Interview, March 7, 2017
  • Panelist, Broward County Bar Association Cannabis Summit, January 23, 2017
  • Panelist, Democrat Young Professionals Luncheon, Real Estate Law, January 12, 2017

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Georgia

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D, 2011
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, M.P.A., 2008
  • Auburn University, B.A., 2006