William McAfee

William McAfee


William McAfee, Esq. is an experienced trial lawyer who has been helping those who have been injured obtain justice since the late 1980s. His career spans a broad range of litigation that includes cases involving drunk drivers, insurance companies, auto manufacturers, medical malpractice, auto accidents, slip and falls, manufacturers of defective products, and those who have failed to provide adequate security.

As a result of his courtroom successes, he has collected tens of millions of dollars for his clients. In 1997, Mr. McAfee successfully obtained a verdict for a seriously injured young girl in the amount of $10,352,000. Various aspects of the case were argued all the way to the Florida Supreme Court. During this several-year legal odyssey, Mr. McAfee persevered and won at every level.

Over the years, Mr. McAfee has been invited to speak to lawyers all over the country. A sampling of topics he has lectured on include trial tactics, discovery methods, representing crime victims, post-traumatic stress disorder, and how to successfully sue insurance companies. Mr. McAfee has lectured to members of national and statewide legal groups in such places as Washington, D.C., Kentucky, Arkansas, and Florida.

William McAfee, Esq. has received the highest distinction of an AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, which recognizes Mr. McAfee as possessing “Very High-Preeminent” legal ability with “Very High” ethical standards. Additionally, he is a member of the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to trial lawyers who have achieved a trial verdict of settlement in the amount of $1 million or more. Further, he has been list in Who’s Who in American Law.

Over his career, Mr. McAfee has served in a number of leadership positions in the national, state, and local legal associations. He has served as a state delegate to the American Association for Justice, a board member of the Florida Justice Association, and chairperson of the Palm Beach County Bar’s Speakers Bureau.

Best Lawyers Award Badge
  • University of Central Florida (B.A.), 1984
  • Stetson College of Law (J.D.), 1987
  • “Successfully Representing the Crime Victim,” Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, July 1995
Bar Admissions
  • 1987 – Florida
  • 1988 – U.S. Southern District of Florida
  • 1988 – U.S. Middle District of Florida
  • 2018 – Tennessee
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • National Center for Victims of Crime
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Member
  • Avvo.com Rating
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates