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Always With
Heart
& Mind

Always With
Heart
& Mind

Always With
Heart
& Mind

Supreme Court Rules: OSHA Vaccine Mandate Stayed, CMS Mandate Can Proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings on the challenges to the OSHA ETS affecting certain employers with 100 or more employees and CMS Interim Final Rule on vaccine mandates affecting certain healthcare entities.

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Sarasota Magazine’s 2021 Women of Influence

Leaders in real estate law

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The Florida Relocation Guide

A guide for those seeking domicile in Florida

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Williams Parker Attorneys at Law was founded in Sarasota in 1925

For nearly a century, the lawyers at Williams Parker have built national-caliber capabilities, offering one of Florida’s largest and most sophisticated trusts and estates practices, as well as top-tier real estate law, business and tax law, labor and employment law, probate and civil litigation, health law, and intellectual property law practices. 64% have at least one advanced degree in taxation, accounting, or business, or are board-certified by The Florida Bar as specialists in their fields. The firm and its attorneys are recognized in publications and rankings such as Martindale-Hubbell, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers in America” and “Best Law Firms,” Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite,” and Thomson Reuters’ “Super Lawyers.”

Our distinguished law firm serves Southwest Florida’s Sarasota and Manatee counties including Sarasota, Longboat Key, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Venice, Wellen Park, and beyond. Williams Parker has international reach as a member of Ally Law, an international alliance of law firms with a membership of 70 firms that include more than 2,800 lawyers in 100 business centers throughout 45 countries. We serve a diverse client base, including businesses, business owners, executives, entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and families, healthcare institutions, lenders, government entities, and nonprofits. Williams Parker is proud of the central role played by our lawyers in many of Florida’s most enduring and iconic institutions and organizations, as well as our tradition of volunteerism, helping to generate long-term community prosperity.

Williams Parker Attorneys at Law

Williams Parker Attorneys at Law serves Sarasota, FL and Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Practice areas include real estate, estates, trusts, wills, health, tax, business, intellectual property, and more.

200 South Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL  34236

Phone: 941-366-4800

Williams Parker 95th Anniversary

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1925

Firm Founded

JJ Williams, Jr. hangs a shingle and briefly is sole practitioner at Commercial Court on Central between First and Third. Williams joins Sidney Rawson Perry forming Perry & Williams on top floor (7th floor) of First Bank and Trust Building, later called the Palmer Bank Building. Firm briefly was Williams,...

1968

Firm Establishes Name As Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen

Firm establishes name as Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen; JJ Williams Jr. dies age 82

1973

Firm Builds Office at Orange and Ringling

New building at 1550 Ringling Blvd (200 S. Orange); decision to buy and build over leasing at United First Federal Building, JJ Williams does not live to see new building; Taylor Woodrow purchases land for The Meadows

2020

Firm Celebrates 95th Anniversary

Williams Parker celebrates its 95th anniversary and pays tribute to late founding partners Harrison and Dietz, who were instrumental not only in establishing the strength, stability, and culture of the firm but also in shaping the community itself.