William R. Ponall is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Criminal Appellate Law. Mr. Ponall is one of fewer than 30 private attorneys in the State of Florida who holds that designation. He has over 13 years of experience handling State and Federal criminal appeals, post conviction matters, and complex criminal cases throughout the State of Florida. Prior to entering private practice, he was a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. Ponall has had articles, addressing both substantive criminal law and criminal appeals, published in The Florida Defender, a magazine published by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and The Briefs, a magazine published by the Orange County Bar Association. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida and the University Of Florida College of Law.
Mr. Ponall is a Past President of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Co-Chair of the Committee on Proposed Criminal Jury Instructions and Rules for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a member of the Orange Country Bar Appellate Practice Committee. He was selected by his peers as a Rising Star in 2012 and a Super Lawyer in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
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Mr. Ponall is Central Florida's "go-to" criminal appellate attorney. His track record is proven. His results speak for themselves. His accolades are outstanding. Criminal defendants who find themselves fighting an appeal must consider Mr. Ponall's services!
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||01/11/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certification - Criminal Appellate Law||The Florida Bar||2008|
|Partner||Snure & Ponall, P.A.||2012 - Present|
|Partner||Kirkconnell, Lindsey, Snure & Ponall||2002 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||President||2011 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Appellate Practice Committee||Member||N/A|
|The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association||Florida Supreme Court Preview -Bowers v. State, The Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence at Pretrial Hearings on Motions to Suppress Evidence||2010|
|The Florida Defender (Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)||When Should a Decision of the Florida Supreme Court Be Applied Retroactively to Final Convictions?||2004|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Florida||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|CFACDL Monthly Luncheon||Formal Review Hearings - Driver's License Suspension and Revocations||2011|