William R. Ponall is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Criminal Appellate Law. He is one of fewer than 25 private attorneys in the State of Florida who holds that designation.
Prior to entering private practice, he was a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has extensive experience handling State and Federal criminal appeals and postconviction matters. He also has significant experience litigating against the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles in the appellate courts on issues concerning driver's license suspensions and revocations.
Mr. Ponall has had numerous scholary articles, addressing both substantive crimnal law and criminal appeals, published in various magazines and journals. Mr. Ponall graduated with honors from the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
He is currently the President of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
When he is not practicing law, Mr. Ponall enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys playing tennis, fishing, movies, and reading.
Licensed since 2000
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Bill is one of the brightest minds in criminal appellate work and is the go-to person when you have a thorny legal issue to work through. He regularly obtains outstanding results for his criminal, appellate, and DMV clients. I highly endorse Bill.
Richard Hornsby Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||05/07/2015|
|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|