William Backer is an Associate with the firm practicing in the area of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Auto Accident, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse as well as other general civil litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm William practiced Personal Injury law with the firm of Hilbert Law Group. William works closely with Aubrey O. Dicus, Jr.

William graduated magna cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in 2002. While attending Law School, William served as an articles editor for the Law Review. His case note, Hill v Colorado: The Court Escapes a Catch-22 by Making Everyone Lose, was published in the Winter 2001 volume of the Stetson Law Review.

Before law school, William graduated from the International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Program at St. Pete High School and then attended Cumberland College earning a B.A. in History and B.A. in Political Science.

William is a member of the Florida Bar, St. Petersburg Bar Association, The Barney Masterson Inn of Court, the Middle District Court of Florida and the Florida Justice Association.

William has resided in St. Petersburg since the age of 9. In his free time, he is an avid sports fan, enjoys movies and volunteering in his community. His volunteer positions have included Habitat for Humanity, Finance Park, and as a Guardian ad Litem.

He can be reached directly at wback@brdwlaw.com or at (727) 381-2300 ext. 219.