William C. Robinson, Jr.


William C. Robinson, Jr.
Lawyer of year logoWill focuses primarily in the areas of real estate and local government law. He represents individuals, businesses and commercial and residential real estate developers. His practice involves real estate conveyances, permit approvals and leasing. Will also drafts commercial leasing agreements, residential and commercial real estate conveyances, easement agreements and declarations of covenants and restrictions for subdivisions in the residential, commercial and mixed use projects. He has a wide range of knowledge and experience in handling real estate, zoning and development and business transactions. Will is Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar. Will was elected in 2018 and then re-elected in 2020 to represent District 71 in the Florida House of Representatives.


  • AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Recognized as Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America© (2023)
  • 2018 Kent C. Schultz Distinguished Leadership Award
  • Listed as 2015 “People to Watch” by Biz(941)
  • Named 2014 “40 Under 40” by Business Observer
  • Honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County as one of the 2012 Magnetic Men of Manatee

Bar Associations 

  • Manatee County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
    • Board Certified in Real Estate Law
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
    • Environmental and Land Use Section
    • City, County and Local Government Law Section


  • Member, Florida House of Representatives, District 71 (current Chair of Public Health and Professions Subcommittee in the Florida House and the Sarasota County Legislative Delegation Chair)
  • Member of Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (2012 – present)
    •  Chair (2015-2016)
  • Barrister, Manatee American Inn of Court, 2014 – 2016
  • Federal Clerkship, The Honorable Gary R. Jones, United States Magistrate, Middle District of Florida (2000 – 2001)
  • Home Builders Association Manatee-Sarasota (former Chair, Governmental Affairs Committee)


  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce
    • Board of Directors (2007-2014, 2016-2018)
    • Former Chair, Legislative Affairs Committee
    • Former Chair, Manatee Young Professionals
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Board of Governors (2014 – present)
  • Leadership Florida Graduate, Class of XXIX (Former Calusa Region Recruitment Chair)
  • Leadership Manatee 2007 Graduate
  • City of Bradenton Downtown Development Authority (2006-2012)
    • Former Chair (2011-2012)
  • Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee (Board of Directors, 2006-2016; Chair, 2014-2015)
  • Manatee Tiger Bay Club, Inc.
  • Manatee Republican Executive Committee (2017 – present)
  • Manatee County Young Republicans (former President)
  • Finisher of Ironman Race (2013, 2015) and the Boston Marathon (2011, 2015)
  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000), Executive Editor of the Stetson Law Review; Moot Court Board)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., Finance; Certificate in International Relations, 1997)
  • Oxford University, England (Summer 1996)
Recent News

“The River Grande Hotel Revitalization: A Text Book Example of Effective Public-Private Partnership,” Florida Planning and Zoning Association, 2015
“The Closing Disclosure Statement (‘CD’) – A New Era,” 2015
“A Leader On & Off the Field,” Stetson University College of Law, Student Leadership Development Committee, 2013

William C. Robinson, Jr.

Contact Will

802 11th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

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