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S. LaRue Williams was born in Jacksonville, Florida, where he attended high school. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and from the University of Florida College of Law. In 1970, he joined Kinsey, Vincent, Pyle, P.L. He is a 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 consistently 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 11 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.   Mr. Williams was recently given a Top Rated Lawyers in Florida 2022 award by The American Registry. 

Certified Legal Specialties
  • Mediator Certified by the Florida Supreme Court - Circuit Court
  • Board Certified in Business Litigation, The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, 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 a 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 through 9th Editions)
  • Speaker, on 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
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • 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, eleventh 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
  • Recognized by Lawyers of Distinction as a "Power Lawyer" since 2019
  • 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 (includes admissions to all Florida state courts)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
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Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts - Living Wills - Powers of Attorney - Designation of Health Care Surrogate - Declaration of Pre Need Guardian - Other Estate Planning Documents
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Mediation - Certified by the Florida Supreme Court - Circuit Court
  • Business Law; Business Litigation; Contract Law
  • Construction Law; Construction Litigation and Arbitration; Surety Law
  • Expert Witness - Attorneys' Fees