S. William Fuller, Jr.

Of Counsel


Paralegal – Susan Franks



S. William “Bill” Fulller, Jr. is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 40 years experience. During his career he has tried over 180 cases representing individual and corporate clients in medical malpractice defense, professional malpractice defense, insurance, defense, products liability defense and trucking liability defense.


Before joining the firm, Bill was an attorney with different firms and most recently, founding member of Fuller, Mitchell, Hood & Stephens (2007-2016). Bill is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has received these additional distinctions:


Florida Trend, Legal Elite

U.S. News and World Report, The Best Lawyers in America

Super Lawyers

American Board of Trial Advocates, 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year


Bill is very active in the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. For more than 15 years, he has been on the teaching faculty and he teaches annually at the Advanced Trial Advocacy Seminar in held in Gainesville, Florida.


Bar Admissions


Florida Bar

Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer (1983 to present)

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida




B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Florida, 1965

J.D. University of Florida College of Law, 1970




American College of Trial Lawyers

International Association of Defense Counsel

Florida Bar - Trial Lawyers Section, Executive Counsel (2000-2006)

International Society of Barristers

Diplomate - Court Practice Institute

Adjunct Professor, Florida State University College of Law

Instructor, Advanced Trial Advocacy Program sponsored by the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar

Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Tallahassee Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

Transportation Lawyers Association

Phi Delta Phi, legal fraternity

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, social fraternity



Saalfield Shad, P.A.    (Established in 1989)

Jacksonville Office:

245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 400

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503


Tallahassee Office:

2565 Barrington Circle

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503