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William David Umansky

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William D. Umansky has over a decade of experience to offer any client, especially in the area of criminal defense and personal injury. He has an insight into the workings of the prosecution because his career includes experience as both a former Assistant State Attorney in Florida and The City Prosecutor for the City of Orlando. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Umansky was in charge of the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Division. He has also been a Police Academy Instructor, an Adjunct Professor at Florida Metropolitan University, and a Legislative Assistant to a United States Senator. Mr. Umansky's entire career has centered on the legal process, both as a prosecutor and now a defender of those accused of illegal behavior.


During his career, Mr. Umansky has remained involved in his community and is an active part of Florida's legal system. He belongs to the Orange Bar Association, acting as Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Criminal Law Committee for several years. He is a member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Central Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Association.


Mr. Umansky graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and obtained his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law. During law school, Mr. Umansky was a member of the University of Florida Trial Team and received a Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to the University of Florida Law School. He also earned an award for achieving the top grade for his work in Negotiations and Dispute Settlement. Mr. Umansky also attended the Tulane Institute of European Legal Studies.


Mr. Umansky is admitted to practice in the Florida State Courts and the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida. At the offices of The Umansky Law Firm, he offers criminal defense representation for nearly every type of criminal charge, including: 


  • DUI

  • Drug Trafficking

  • Drug Possession

  • Theft & Shoplifting

  • Domestic Violence

  • Assault & Battery

  • Juvenile Defense


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    24 years, 8 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    24 years, 1.8 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    18 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Juvenile: 10%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases



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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicholas Allen Primrose

    Bill and his firm are well respected for their legal intellect, work ethic, and open communication with clients. Bill is also very charitable and involved within the Central Florida community, always giving back.


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  • Jeffery Lotter

    I endorse this lawyer. Bill is a great mentor and leader in the legal community. He has "it"! When you put your trust in Umansky you can rest assured you're being represented by the best of the best.


    Jeffery Lotter DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Umansky Law Firm

1101 Miranda Ln
Suite #131
Kissimmee, FL, 34741



FLMember in Good Standing199206/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Attoney Of The MonthAttorney At Law Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2014
Top Attorneys In FloridaOrlando Life Magazine2014
Top LawyersOrlando Life Magazine2013
Meritorious Public Service for GrievanceThe Florida Bar2013
Outstanding Service OCB Executive CouncilOrange County Award Association2013
Lapel Pin in recognition of exceptional pro bono serviceSupreme Court of Florida2013
Top Lawyers in Orlando/ Traffic ViolationsOrlando Home & Leisure Magazine2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida's Trend2012
2011 Pro Bono Work2011 Florida Supreme Court Legal Aid Pin2011
Top Rated Lawyer AV Preeminent LawyersOrlando Home & Leisure2011
Top Rated LawyersOrlando Home and Leisure Magazine2010
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
2009 Bronze award to Legal AidLegal Aid Society2009
Certificate of Special Congressional RecognitionLegal Aid Society2009
Recognition for Service as Trustee of the BoardOrange County Legal Aid Society2009
Judge Thomas Kirk Founder's AwardJudge Thomas Kirk Founder's AwardN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
City Prosecutor and Legal Adviser to Orlando Police DepartmentCity of Orlando1995 - 1998
Assistant State Attorney and Domestic Violence Division ChiefOffice of the State Attorney 18th Judicial Circuit1992 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Community InitiativeAdvisory Board2013 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2013 - Present
FBVA - East Orange Trojans (13-15)Head Coach2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Central Florida Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
East Orlando Chamber of CommerceMember2006 - Present
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2005 - Present
Orange County Legal Aid Society - Raised over 120k for Legal AidBoard of Directors2005 - Present
Orange County Teen Court JudgeBoard of Directors2003 - Present
Florida BarN/A1992 - Present
Rotary Club of Avalon ParkMemberN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Gala CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
American Association of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Grievance Committee O9CChair2012 - 2013
Legal Aid SocietyBoard of Trustees2006 - 2009
Community Involvement, Central Florida YMCABoard of Directors2003 - 2007
Teen Alternatives, Inc.Vice Chairman2003 - 2005
Orange County Bar Association, Criminal Law CommitteeCo-chair2000 - 2005
Inns of CourtMember1992 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI Gets Expungedgranted our clients Petition without a hearing
700,000 Settlement$700,000.00 settlement before trial
$1,050,000.00 Settlement before Trial$1,050,000.00 Settlement for Auto Accident Recovery
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Publication nameTitleDate
Houston Chronicle5 Ways To Avoid Getting A DUI On Labor Day2013
LawTV7 ways to protect yourself from credit card fraud2013
AuthorSecond Chances: Stories of Hope, Redemption and Forgiveness2011
AuthorPower Principles For Success2010
USA TODAYPremier ExpertsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of South FloridaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar Association, Solo Practitioner/Small Firm SectionFoundation Marketing2013
Kevin Sutton Radio ShowBoating Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Skateboarding Violations2013
Colonial High SchoolLaw and Civics2012
Rotary Club of Avalon ParkLegal Aid: What it's all about.2009
Legal Aid BreakfastDavid and Jaidens Story2009
Downtown Rotary ClubLegal Aid2009
Legal Aid Breakfast of ChampionsLegal Aid: What it's all about2008
Avalon Park Safe Neighborhood Meet & GreetSafe Neighborhood2004