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Biography

S. LaRue Williams was born in Jacksonville, Florida where he attended high school. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a B.S.B.A. degree. He attended the University of Florida College of Law. In 1970, he joined the law firm of Kinsey, Vincent, Pyle, P.L. "KVP". After 5 years with KVP, he became the Managing Partner. Today, he is Co-Managing Partner of KVP.

Mr. Williams is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® which is the highest rating available for a lawyer. Since 2014, he has been Included in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Construction Law. He has been recognized for each of the last 9 years by Super Lawyers in Construction Law and in 2016 by the Daytona Beach News-Journal as a "Top Attorney" in Volusia and Flagler Counties. 

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Civil Forfeiture Litigation (Florida Statute 932.701-707)
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Lien (Mechanics Lien) Law
  • Construction Litigation and Arbitration
  • Contract Law and Contract Litigation
  • Expert Witness for Attorneys' Fees
  • General Civil Trial
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Surety Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Wills and Trusts

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Business Litigation, The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial, The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified in Construction Law, The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified in Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Activities and Publications

  • The Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court, President, 2004 - 2006
  • Moderator for panel of judges presenting a seminar entitled "What Trial Judges Wished Lawyers Knew About Civil Trials", 2013 and 2016
  • Co-Author, Legal Forms and Worksheets relating to Construction Liens, Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Author, Chapter 1 ("Introduction") and Co-Author of Chapter 8 ("Delays") of Florida Construction Law. Florida Bar Continuing Education (4th and 8th Editions)
  • Speaker, numerous occasions at seminars on construction law issues sponsored by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and Lorman Education Services

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Included in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America© since 2014 for Construction Law
  • American Bar Association, Forum Committee on Construction Industry
  • American Bar Association, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee of Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Florida Construction Law Manual (Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee), Steering Committee
  • Florida Bar, Real Property Section, Construction Law Committee
  • Florida Super Lawyers, ninth consecutive year in business litigation and construction litigation
  • Volusia Civil Trial Attorneys Association
  • Volusia Manufacturers Association
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1979 - 1984
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • The Florida Bar, Litigation and Tort and Insurance Practice Sections
  • Ormond Beach Presbyterian Church, Board of Directors
  • Ormond Beach Youth Basketball Association, Inc., Board of Directors
  • United Way, Board of Directors
  • Daytona Beach Quarterback Club
  • Daytona Beach YMCA, Board of Directors
  • Gator Club of Volusia County
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Education

  • University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL
    B.S.B.A. - 1968
    Honors: Graduated with Honors

  • University of Florida College of Law
    Gainesville, FL
    J.D. - 1970

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 1970

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court