L. William “Bill” Porter III
One of my favorite things about practicing law is being in court. I have spent over a year with a small, private firm handling bankruptcy and civil matters, 10+ years with a large, private firm practicing in area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and 3+ years as a trial attorney with the Department of Justice. My biggest strength as an attorney is confidence.
I have served as an adjunct professor in the Paralegal Studies program at Valencia College, teaching Introduction to Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights, for various semesters since 2011. If I had not chosen law as my profession, I would have pursued a career as a marine biologist. I’m a huge fan of FSU football. I volunteer with dog rescue groups and helped find new homes for many dogs over the years (and have kept many along the way as well)
Florida State University (B.S., cum laude, Political Science, 1992)
Florida State University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1997)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1997
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1999
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2001
Associations / Memberships:
American Bankruptcy Institute
Orange County Bar Association
Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association
Florida Trends – Legal Elite Winner 2015 & 2017
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