Jerome C. Williams, Jr. was born in the State of New York (Brooklyn) & raised in Long Island (Valley Stream). After graduating from St. Francis College (N.Y.) with a B.S. in Biology, he worked as a Paralegal at the Law Firm of Weitz & Luxenberg located in downtown Manhattan. It was there he had the opportunity to focus in the area of Personal Injury. The following year, Mr. Williams went on to pursue his dream as a lawyer, and attended the Ohio Northern School of Law in Ada, Ohio. He had the unfortunate task of deciding whether to continue rooting for the New York Knicks, once the Nets moved their franchise from Newark, NJ to Brooklyn, NY. While it was a tough decision, he decided to stay loyal and continue rooting for his New York Knicks (although for the past few years he continues to question his decision).
Throughout Law School, he has demonstrated a willingness to assist those that are underprivileged, and in need of legal assistance. With this experience, he is able to handle each client's case with diligence, due care, and compassion, no matter how difficult the situation may be.
In addition, he is actively involved in his community, volunteering his time to the following organizations:
- Bay Area Legal Services (October 2012- Present)
- Community Law Program
- Divorce Attorney St. Petersburg, FL (Contested, Uncontested)
- Family Forms Clinic
- Gulfcoast Legal Services
- Clearwater, FL Pro Bono Family Law Attorney
- Landlord/Tenant Lawyer
- Tenant Evictions
As a result of his ongoing commitment to assisting those underprivileged, he has received the following awards from Community Law (Located in St. Petersburg) and Bay Area Legal Services (Located in the Tampa Bay & surrounding areas):
- 2014 Label Pin Recipient (Given to attorneys who have donated anywhere from 50 to
100 hours of legal work)
- Community Law and Bay Area Legal Services
Mr. Williams is also involved in the following organizations:
- American Bar Association
- Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
- St. Petersburg Bar Association
- Canakaris American Inn of Court
Mr. Williams focuses his practice in the following areas of law:
FAMILY LAW: Dealing with Family Law issues can be difficult, and almost unforgettable. Whether it's a divorce, child custody, child support or any other Family Law issue that you are currently experiencing, we will guide you in the right direction. Please call in to find out what your rights are. Mr. Williams deals with the following areas of Family Law: Divorce, Child Custody/Time-Sharing, Child Support, amongst other matters.
SMALL CLAIMS: Are you currently being sued in Small Claims? Are you looking to sue someone for an amount less than $5,000 (excluding additional costs). We can help!
LANDLORD-TENANT: Looking to evict a non-paying tenant, or one not complying with the provisions of your lease? Are you looking to sue your landlord? We can help!
Courtney R. Hall earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a concentration in Human Development and Family studies with an emphasis in Child Studies from Mississippi State University & is a Florida Bar Registered Paralegal. Courtney has spent several years working in the dependency field with families of children that have been abused, neglected, abandoned and/or exploited. Courtney has a passion for helping families in their times of need. Courtney's always willing to lend a sympathetic ear and provide each client with the attention, compassion and respect they deserve. Courtney focuses her work in Divorce, Child Support, Paternity, Alimony and other Family Law matters. Courtney's experience in the Family Law field will serve as a major asset to this firm. When not at work, Courtney spends her free time fishing, enjoying the great outdoors and rooting for the Mississippi State Bulldogs Football team.