Donald Williams – Attorney at Law
Don Williams is a seasoned legal professional with over 28 years of experience providing legal counsel to the citizens of Central Florida. A fourth generation native of the Orlando area, Don’s passion for the law and desire to achieve justice for his clients is grounded in his upbringing as his father was a well-known Circuit Judge within the Central Florida area for 35 years and a practicing lawyer and State Representative prior to that. In addition to having that family background and reputation, Don is active in his church and the difficulties that clients frequently have to face following their involvement in an accident and strives to do all that can ethically be done to right the wrongs caused by others.
Our attorneys don’t just passively sit back, cross our fingers, and hope for a case to settle. We aggressively pursue every angle in our efforts to get every client every single cent we can.
After playing baseball in college in North Carolina and then graduating from law school at The Florida State University College of Law, Don returned home to Central Florida and began his legal career as an associate at a large defense firm in Orlando, where he represented large insurance companies and product manufacturers including General Motors, Nissan, Ford and others. He then spent 10 years at a mid-sized defense firm, rising through the ranks to become one of the named partners. Thereafter, he started his own defense firm, spending 14 years representing national trucking and garbage companies as well as many other companies and individuals, gaining extensive experience in handling all types of personal injury, wrongful death cases in addition to various types of business litigation, insurance claims and other civil matters.
Throughout his career, including to this day, Don has handled cases throughout the State of Florida even though his “home base” has always been Orlando. His performance during the past 28 years have gained recognition from The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in the state; Don has earned an AV-rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible for both ethics and legal ability, from 1999 through 2015. He is listed as one of Orlando's Top Lawyers by Orlando Home and Leisure magazine, as well as being featured in the publication Who's Who in American Law.
Don joined The Trial Professionals three years ago and handles personal injury and wrongful death cases for the firm’s clients throughout the state of Florida.