About Douglas L. Williams
Admitted: 1967, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1982,U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court.

Biography: Admitted Pro Haec Vice: United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; United States District Courts for: Western District of Louisiana; Northern District of Florida; District of South Carolina; Middle District of North Carolina; District of Maryland; District of New Jersey; Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York; District of Maine; Northern District of Indiana; Eastern District of Michigan; Eastern District of Louisiana; Eastern District of Virginia.

Phi Delta Phi. Guest Judge, Southeast Regional Moot Court Competition, 1991.

Seminar Lecturer, Federal Defenders, Southern District of Florida: Grand Jury Litigation, 1991; Defensive Investigative Techniques, 1991; Techniques and Methodologies of Cross-Examinations, 1992; United States Probation and Pre-Trial Services Officers (Southern District of Florida), Techniques of Testifying and Management of Cross-Examination, 2000, 2001, 2002; Participation in Design Pilot Program for Testifying Skills for Court Officers, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C., 2003; Presentation of “Testifying Skills” Seminar as requested by The Federal Judicial Center (for Pre-Trial Services Officers and Probation Officers), Chicago, IL., Fall, 2004.

Assistant State Attorney, Organized Crime, Public Corruption and Special Investigations Section, 1970-1973; Assistant-in-Charge, 1972-1973; Major Crimes Division, 1971-1973.

Guest Judge, Mock Trial Final Round, Labor Law Section, American Bar Association, 2012.

Guest Judge, Mock Trial Final Round, School of Law, University of Miami, 2012.

Guest Judge, Mock Trial Semi-Finals and Final Round, School of Law, University of Miami, 1995.

Member: The Florida Bar (Member, Criminal Law Section); American Bar Association (Member, Criminal Law Section); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Languages: English and Spanish.

Educated: University of Miami (B.A., 1964; J.D., 1967).






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