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William Thomas Cotterall

About me

As a local Tallahassee attorney, my law firm focuses on serious injury cases from car accidents, wrongful death, brain injury and premise liability. If you feel you are in need of an attorney or just are not sure of what your legal options are, contact me and we can discuss your situation. There is no fee for consultations. 


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%



Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Keith Adam Halpern

    I endorse Mr. Cotterall as a fine, vigorous advocate of his client interests. Bill shares a genuine interest in doing things right, protecting his client, and gaining a reasonable, efficient result. He respects our legal system, and is trustworthy. I would want him on the case. Keith A. Halpern, Tallahassee Foreclosure and Asset Preservation Attorney


    Keith Halpern Foreclosure Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

The Cotterall Law Firm

207 West Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL, 32301-7715


FLMember in Good Standing200209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nation's Top One PercentThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
10.0 Superb RatingAvvo2015
Shoe Leather AwardFlorida Justice Association2012
Most Highly Regarded Firms in AviationWhosWhoLegal2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentThe Cotterall Law Firm2010 - Present
AttorneyTripp Scott, P.A.2003 - 2010
AttorneyStern & Montana, LLP2002 - 2003
Sr. Legislative AideThe Florida Senate1995 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationChair of Consumer Protection Legislative Section2013 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Capital City Justice AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - 2012
Tallahassee Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Broward County Justice AssociationMember2008 - 2011
Florida Justice AssociationMember2006 - Present
Florida Bar, Aviation Law CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2002 - 2010
American Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
www.tallahasseeinjurylaw.comPersonal Injury Blog2011
Journal of International and Comparative LawEconomy Class Syndrome: A First Class LiabilityN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawLaw2002
Florida State UniversitySocial ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1995