Mr. Bill Williams has recieved a ranking of BEST Lawyers and Super LawyersWilliam for the past five year. S. Williams limits his legal practice exclusively to wrongful death and personal injury cases from automobile and commercial trucking collisions, products liability, maritime, aviation, general negligence, and legal malpractice cases throughout Florida and the United States.
For the past several years Mr. Williams has litigated the Citrus Cancer case across the State of Florida on behalf of home owners who had their citrus tree cut unjustly.
Mr. Williams graduated from Stetson University College of Law where he was a member of the Trial Team that won the statewide competition sponsored by the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. He received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida. He is admitted to all Florida Courts as well as the U.S. Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
A board certified civil trial attorney by The Florida Bar, he also served on the Board of Overseers at Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s oldest law school, which is ranked as having the best trial practice program in America.
Mr. Williams had his first million dollar case before he was thirty years old. Among his numerous million dollar verdicts, he obtained, at the time, the largest wrongful death verdict in the history of Alachua County, Florida, and the largest verdict in the history of Sumter County, Florida.
He is a recipient of the "Presidential Recognition Award for Leadership" from the University of Florida and is a lecturer at Stetson University College of Law, The American Association for Justice, and the Florida Justice Association.He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a National Scholastic and Leadership Honorary, as well as a former member of the Civil Trial Certification Committee for the Florida Bar.
Mr. Williams serves on the Board of Directors of Internet News Agency, an Atlanta based media company. He is on the Board of Advisors to the Florida Mezzanine Fund, an Orlando, Florida based company that provides financing to Florida based companies.He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park.
Mr. Williams is a former Trustee of the Historic Preservation Board of Palm Beach County, having been appointed by then Governor Lawton Chiles, a charter member of the Delray Beach Historical Society, and a former board member of Boy Scouts of America, Gulfstream Council.
In 2009, on behalf of his grandmother, the late Ethel Sterling Williams, he received the Fannie James Award on behalf of his family’s preservation of history in Southeast Florida.He also recently helped establish the Ethel Sterling Williams Learning Center in Delray Beach.
Mr. Williams was born in Boynton Beach, Florida and is a fourth generation Floridian. His great-grandfather, Henry J. Sterling, was one of the founders of Delray Beach. His grandfather, William C. Williams, Jr., was a Senatorfrom Georgia and surgeon who was one of the founders of Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach.His father, William C. Williams, III, was a long-time Circuit Court Judge in Palm Beach County.His mother was Norwegian born Anne Fagerberg, who, during World War II, was a member of the Norwegian underground as a child.