Alan G. Williams

Title/Position

Associate Professor of Law

Department

Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 256-1223

Room

281

Building

Baypine

Background

  • Physicians MedicaLegal Prevention, LLC (President) Orange Park, FL (2003-2009)
  • Fowler, White, Burnett (Attorney/Shareholder) Miami, FL (1994-2003)
  • First Union National Bank (Assistant Vice President) Jacksonville, FL (1988-1991)
  • Sunair (Professional Basketball Player in European League) Ostend, Belgium (1987-1988)
     

Expertise

  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Law & Medicine
  • Health Law
  • Insurance Law
      

Education

  • Princeton University (A.B. 1987) Princeton, NJ
  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D. 1994, High Honors) Tallahassee, FL
     

Teaching & Scholarship

  • Law & Medicine
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Health Law
  • Evidence
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Genetics and the Law
     

Grand Rounds Presentations

  • Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine 
  • Dartmouth Medical School/Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Neurology 
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical School/Hospitals, Department of Surgery 
  • Cook's Children's Hospital 
  • University of Florida College of Medicine/Shands Hospital Jacksonville 
     

Books

  • "Physician, Protect Thyself" Margol Publishing, 2007 [reviewed in Journal of the American Medical Association, 2007;298:689-690; Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2007;82:893; Journal of Healthcare Risk Management 2008;27:9]
     

Articles

  • "Congress Saved Peer Review:  Who Knew?" Journal of the American Medical Association - Surgery (forthcoming Fall 2013)
  • "A Proposed Compromise for National Medical Malpractice Reform," 105 Southern Medical Journal 573 (2012)
  • "The Cure for What Ails:  A Realistic Remedy for the Medical Malpractice Crisis," 23 Stanford Law & Policy Review, 477 (2011)  
  • "The Physician's Best Defense Against Malpractice" Risk Rx, University of Florida College of Medicine/Shands Hospital, April 2008   
  • Journal of the American Medical Association, 2008;299:1197-1198, reviewing "Medical Malpractice:  Expert Witnessing"  
  • Journal of the American Medical Association, 2008;299:1725-1726, reviewing "Stem Cell Century:  Law and Policy for a Growing Breakthrough Technology"  
  • Journal of the American Medical Association, 2008;337-338, reviewing "Medical Malpractice"  
  • Journal of the American Medical Association, 2008;300:1706, reviewing "Euthanasia and Law in Europe"  
  • The Doctor's Office article series ("The Physicians Best Defense," "Your Medical Charts," "The Wave of Medical Information Technology," "Customer Service as a Preventative Tool Against Malpractice," "Verifying Medical Tasks Are Accomplished," "Informed Consent," "Malpractice:  Admissions and the Medical Apology," "Defensive Medicine:  Avoid the Trap") February 2008 through February 2009.

 Professional Activities 

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
     
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
     
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
     
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
     
  • Defense Research Institute
     
  • American Bar Association
     
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America
     
  • Florida Bar Association
     
  • President, Pace Island Homeowners Association