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William S. Williams - West Palm Beach, FL

515 N Flagler Dr10th Floor West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Updated: 09/11/2023

West Palm Beach Automobile and Trucking Collisions Lawyer


William S. Williams specializes in the practice areas of automobile and commercial trucking accidents, product liability, maritime, aviation, general negligence and legal malpractice cases. He has practiced exclusively in this area since 1988 throughout the state of Florida. William is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, which is the highest level of recognition for attorney competency and experience...

About William S. Williams

Practice Areas

  • Automobile and Trucking Collisions
  • Wrongful Death
  • Pesticide Poisoning Cases
  • Round Up Weed Killer Cases
  • Herbicide Exposure
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Chemical Exposure/Carbon Monoxide
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Uber Cases
  • Maritime Accidents & Boating Collisions
  • Diving Accidents
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Liquor Liability/Dram Shop
  • Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Negligent Computer Programming
  • General Negligence
  • Qui Tam
  • Whistleblower
  • Class Actions
  • Crop Damage and Agriculture Cases
  • Electrocution Cases
  • Eminent Domain
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Interruption Claims
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • All Tort Cases


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1987

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Other Affiliations

  • Member, Society of Colonial wars
  • Member: Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts (By right of Descent)
  • Federalist Society, Member
  • Board of Overseers, Stetson University College of Law
  • Member: Scandinavian-American Foundation
  • Chairman: Grievance Committee 15(a): The Florida Bar
  • Member: Florida Justice Association
  • Member: Florida Lawyers Action Group
  • Former Program Chair – Jury Selection Seminar and Automobile Negligence
  • Former Vice-Chairman – Grievance Committee and Civil Trial Certification Committee: The Florida Bar
  • Former: Omicron Delta Kappa National Scholastic and Leadership Honorary
  • Former: Order of Omega National Greek Leadership Honorary
  • Former Board of Directors and Young Lawyers Section Member: Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Former Mock Trial Board: Stetson University College of Law


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, 1987
  • University of Florida, 1984

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trustee: Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
  • Board of Directors: Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, West Palm Beach
  • Board of Directors: Executive Committee Member, Boy Scouts of America Gulfstream Council
  • Charter Member and Board of Directors: Delray Beach Historical Society
  • Trustee by Gubernatorial Appointment: Historic Preservation Board of Palm Beach County
  • Member and Board of Benefactors: Historical Society of Palm Beach County
  • Board of Directors: Internet News Agency
  • Board of Advisors, Florida Mezzanine Fund, Orlando

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, “Advanced Trial Skills and Medical Jurisprudence”, Stetson University College of Law, 1988 - 1991
  • Lecturer, “Advanced Trial Skills and Medical Jurisprudence”, Stetson University College of Law, 2000 - 2002
  • Lecturer, “How to Combat Defendant’s Attack on Damages,”, ATLA Seminar, Dallas, TX, 1995 - Present
  • Seminar (2004): Florida Justice Association
  • Former Lecturer: American Association for Justice


Other Sources of Feedback About William S. Williams

Included on the 2023 Florida list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Florida Super Lawyers list

View the profile for William S. Williams on Super Lawyers


  • US News & World Reports, Best Lawyers in America: 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyers- Plaintiff Personal Injury, Product Liability and Plaintiff Professional liability- 2008-2019
  • South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyer Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Product Liability – 2012-2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers – Top 5% of Attorneys in Florida – 2012-2017
  • Florida Trend Magazine – Legal Elite
  • Boca Raton Magazine Best Lawyer, 2016
  • Florida Justice Association – First Place – Statewide Mock Trial Competition
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV Rating
  • Martindale Hubbell – Preeminent Lawyer AV rating, 2015
  • University of Florida – Presidential Recognition Award for Leadership
  • Historical Society of Palm Beach County – Fannie James Award

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Office Information


515 N Flagler Dr10th Floor West Palm Beach, FL 33401


  • (561) 832-2932
  • (561) 833-1964



  • Author: Terror Before Dawn, A Child at War

Representative Cases

  • $11,000,000 Settlement - Product Liability/Wrongful Death
  • $1,500,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/Pedestrian
  • $740,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/Cervical Fusion
  • $550,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/Cervical Fusion
  • $1,250,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/ Neck & Back
  • $1,100,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/ Back Surgery
  • $300,000 Settlement - Auto Accident/ Neck Injury
  • $250,000 Settlement - Auto Accident / Neck Injury
  • $52,000,000 Verdict - Citrus Canker

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