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I am licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of Florida and I am licensed in federal court in the United States Court of the Middle District of Florida. I have aggressively litigated, to trial, cases in both federal and state court.


 


I specialize in helping individuals and businesses in resolving disputes in many ways - collaborative, mediation and litigation.  I see litigation as a last resort due to the costs, but should it be necessary, have the expertise to do so.  


 


 


I was born and raised in Florida. I grew up locally and I attended Winter Park High School and U.C.F.  I graduated first in my class from law school. I love my work and my clients stay close, just a call away. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 30%
    28 years, 541 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    28 years, 300 cases
  3. Corporate: 25%
    28 years, 400 cases
  4. Wills: 15%
    28 years, 100 cases

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Contact info

Susan J. Williams, P.A.

941 W. Morse Boulevard Suite 100
Winter Park, FL, 32789

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Service AwardOrange County Mediation2014
Award of ExcellenceOrange County Bar Association2005
Pro BonoSeminole County Bar Association2004
Ranked first in classSt. Thomas University Law School1988
Advanced Moot CourtSt. Thomas University Law School1988
Editor of Opinio JurisSt. Thomas University Law School1988
Trial Court BoardSt. Thomas University Law School1988
ContractsAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
Best StudentCorpus Juris Secondum1988
Criminal LawAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
Best Student AwardFL Association of Women Lawyers1988
TortsAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
TaxAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
Criminal ProcedureAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
International LawAmerican Jurisprudence Hornbook1988
Best StudentCorpus Juris Secundom1987
Moot CourtSt. Thomas University Law School1987
International Moot Court TeamSt. Thomas University Law School1987
Best Student AwardFL Association of Women Lawyers1987
Trial Court BoardSt. Thomas University Law School1987
Best StudentWinter Park Coterie Club1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerSusan J. Williams, P.A.1991 - Present
MediatorOrange County Courthouse2005 - 2015
AssociateBrown Kilgore & Pearlman, P.A.1988 - 1991
Law ClerkLaw office of Laurence Pino1987 - 1987
Legal InternKing & Blackwell, P.A.1986 - 1986
Law ClerkSt. Thomas Law School1985 - 1988
Legal InternDeWolf Ward and Morris, P.A.1983 - 1986
Law ClerkJudge Walter Komanski1982 - 1984
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Supreme Court Historical SocietyMember2008 - 2011
Certified by Supreme CourtFamily and Civil Mediator2005 - Present
Admitted to PracticeUnited States District Court Middle District1989 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Central Florida Association for Women LawyersMemberN/A
Seminole County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
Collaborative Group of Central FloridaMemberN/A
Orange County Bar Legal AidGuardian Ad LitemN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Construction Litigation Lien CaseAffirmed on Appeal
Foreclosure DefenseCase dismissed
Foreclosure ModificationGranted modified mortgage
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Central FloridaLegal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual ConferenceChurch and Clergy Law2012
Annual ConferenceQ & A on Church and Clergy Law2011
Annual ConferenceChurch planting2007
Annual ConferenceChurch Liability2006
Annual ConferenceNon-profit corporations and LLC2005
Annual ConferenceQ & A2004
Annual ConferenceCorporate Structure2003
Annual ConferenceChurch Liability2002
International Pastors and LeadersChurch Law2001