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Law Office: William J. Sheppard

Phi Delta Phi. Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1966-1967. Author: "Criminal Law: Void for Vagueness Versus Common Law Criminal Libel," 19 Florida Law Review 307, 1966; "Present Banking Structure in Florida and Branch Banking," 20 University of Florida Law Review 84, Vol. XX, No. 1, Summer, 1967. Member, Governor's Advisory Committee on Corrections, 1982-1986. Recipient: U.S. Army's Commendation Medal; Distinguished Service Award presented by the National Federation of the Blind of Florida, 1978; Nelson Poynter Civil Liberties Award, 1982 and 2000; The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 1984; The Florida Supreme Court Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, 1985; Civil and Human…
Phi Delta Phi. Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1966-1967. Author: "Criminal Law: Void for Vagueness Versus Common Law Criminal Libel," 19 Florida Law Review 307, 1966; "Present Banking Structure in Florida and Branch Banking," 20 University of Florida Law Review 84, Vol. XX, No. 1, Summer, 1967. Member, Governor's Advisory Committee on Corrections, 1982-1986. Recipient: U.S. Army's Commendation Medal; Distinguished Service Award presented by the National Federation of the Blind of Florida, 1978; Nelson Poynter Civil Liberties Award, 1982 and 2000; The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 1984; The Florida Supreme Court Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, 1985; Civil and Human Rights award presented by the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, 1990; Selig I. Golden Memorial Award presented by the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar, 1993; Steven M. Goldstein Criminal Justice Award presented by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2001; The Florida Bar Foundation Medal of Honor Award, 2004; Mary L. Singleton Justice, Peace and Social Harmony Memorial Award, 2004. Member, 1992-1996 and Chairman, 1995-1996, Judicial Nominating Commission, Fourth Judicial Circuit. Member, Civil Justice Reform Act Commission, Middle District of Florida, 1996-1998. Voted one of The Best Lawyers in America in the following areas: Criminal Defense; Non-White Collar; Non-White Collar Criminal Defense; White Collar Criminal Defense; Appellate Law; First Amendment Law; Labor and Employment Law; recognized as Super Lawyer on the area of Criminal Defense, Civil Rights/First Amendment, Employment Litigation - Plaintiff. Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer; Voted 2012 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America, Non-White Collar Criminal Defense.
Sheppard, White, Kachergus & DeMaggio, P.A.

Practise Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Appellate Practice
  • Federal Trial Practice
Law Firm Position

Member

Admission Info

Admitted in 1968, Florida and U.S. District Courts, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1995, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
1971, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1999, U.S. Tax Court
1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
1973, U.S. Supreme Court

Start at the Faculty of Law
University of Florida

Class of 1967
J.D.

University Attended

Florida State University
Class of 1963
B.S.

Birth Date and City

Born in 1941
Portland, Oregon, November 4, 1941

Military
lst. Lt. U.S. Army 1963-1965
Associations & Memberships
Jacksonville Bar Association (Fourth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, 1999-2000)
The Florida Bar (Member, Criminal Law Certification Committee, 1986-1988)
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1987)
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
American College of Trial Lawyers
Life Member, The Florida Bar Foundation
Master of the Bench, Chester Bedell Inn of Court.
Representative Cases
Doggett v. U.S., 505 U.S. 647 (1992)
Johnson v. U.S., 520 U.S. 461 (1997)
Bashir v. U.S. 544 U.S. 957 (2005).

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215 Washington Street
Jacksonville, FL  32202
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