William D. Zoeller

William D. Zoeller

Barristers Building
1615 Forum PI 4th Floor
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
William D. Zoeller Award
William D. Zoeller Award
William D. Zoeller Award
William D. Zoeller Award
William D. Zoeller Award

Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Mr. Zoeller is a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer and has practiced law in Florida since 1998. He began his professional career as an Assistant State Attorney in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in Ft. Pierce, handling an extensive criminal caseload — from minor misdemeanors to second degree felonies. He has been involved in Civil Trial Litigation handling all phases of civil cases involving Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Personal Injury Protection (PIP), Slip and Falls, Toxic Torts, Construction Litigation, Coverage Issues, and Bad Faith Cases.

Mr. Zoeller has obtained more than $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements, with many that have been recognized as the top verdicts in both the United States and Florida. The American Institute of Trial Lawyers recognized him as the 2023 Personal Injury Litigator of the Year and he is listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. Zoeller has received many industry and peer-related awards; locally, statewide and nationally. Some of those awards include: The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers; American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys; South Florida Legal Leader’s Top Rated Lawyers; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010 to present; Best of the Best Attorneys; and Best of the Bar


  • $17.1 million – For Sexual Molestation
  • $4.1 million – For Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death
  • $1.1 million – For Medical Malpractice Birth Injury
  • $1.6 million – For a Motorcycle Accident
  • $1.7 million – For an Automobile Accident
  • $1.7 million – For a Premises Liability case
  • $1 million – For Negligent Security where our client was shot at a convenience store due to lack of security


Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Nova Southeastern University, 1998
Member of the ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law; 1997 Southeast Regional Negotiation Competition Semi-Finalist; 1997 Shepard Board Law Center Negotiation Competition Winner; Who’s Who in American Law Students, 1996-1997 and 1997-1998; Vice President of Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA).
B.S., Lynchburg College, 1994
Dean’s List Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta National Honor Society Fred Hanson Scholarship

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court-Southern District of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court-Middle District of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1999

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Law Institute
  • Diversity Law Institute
  • Barrister, Order of Juris


  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Client Satisfaction
  • Rue Rating Best Attorneys of America
  • Continental Who’s Who
  • South Florida Legal leader’s Top Rated Lawyers
  • DK Global’s The Golden Advocate
  • Who’s Who Top Lawyers
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Top Lawyer – Top Rated Lawyer in South Florida
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010 to present
  • American Registry Top Attorney’s 2011 to present
  • AV Preeminent Attorney 2012 to present


When he’s not with clients, you can find him spending time with his family, competing in races, hunting, hiking in the mountains, or attending his kids sporting events.


Brevard County, Broward County, Coral Springs, Davie, Dearfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Margate, Miramar, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Weston, Collier County, Naples, Duval County, Jacksonville, Lee County, Fort Myers, Leon County, Tallahassee, Manatee County, Bradenton, Marion County, Ocala, Martin County, Indiantown, Stuart, Miami-Dade County, Aventura, Parkland, Greenacres, Royal Palm Beach, Tamarac, Wellington, Jupiter, and Miami.


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