William B. Barnett, Attorney
Bill Barnett is 66 years old, married to the former Noel Maxwell, and has 5 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
Bill graduated from the University of Florida in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and from Florida Law School in December, 1966 with a J.D. degree. He has practiced law in Orlando for 43 years.
Bill has been honored to be the State President of the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, is recognized as one of the top lawyers in domestic and criminal law in Florida by inclusion in the "Bar Book of Pre-eminent Counsel". He is a frequent lecturer on legal matters.
Bill is well known in criminal defense circles and has been featured in programs on Court TV several times in the past several years and has been a guest and the subject of interviews on criminal law on Inside Edition, televisions longest running nationally syndicated news magazine show.
Bill is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and has frequently lectured on family law matters. He is the President of Barnett & Barclay, P.A., a 2 man law firm practicing primarily family law and criminal law. The greater part of his practice is in complex family law litigation.
Bill has been an active member of the community having been a past Kiwanis Club President, the Past President of the Orlando Touchdown Club, Board Member of the Florida Citrus Sports Association, Chairman of the Board of Fairview School for Learning Disabled Children, and a former Vestry Member of his church. He is the Past President of the Central Florida Gator Club, Past Member of the Board of Directors of Gator Boosters, a Member of Florida Blue Key and was a 10 year Board Member of the University of Florida Alumni Association.
Bill has recently been appointed to the board of the "Center for Children and Families" at the University of Florida. Also, he has been recognized as a "leading Florida attorney" by the "Leading Attorney Network, Inc." as a family lawyer who top family lawyers and judges would recommend to a family member or close friend in need of legal services. As one of the attorneys most often selected in The Network's polling, Bill has been appointed to the advisory board of the Family Law Section of The Network.
|Education:||University of Florida|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida 1970|
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