Alan G. Williams

Title/Position

Associate Professor of Law

Department

Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 256-1223

Room

281

Building

Baypine

Background

  • Florida Coastal School of Law (Assistant Professor 2009-2012; Associate Professor 2012-present)
  • Florida State University College of Law (Adjunct Professor 2007-2009)
  • 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

  • Health Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Law & Medicine
  • Evidence
  • Torts
      

Education

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

Teaching & Scholarship

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

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

  • "Death by a Thousand Scalpels:  the Peer Review Privilege is Under Attack (but Fighting Back)" (work in progress)
  • "Hearsay Heresy:  Abolishing the Excited Utterance Exception to the Rule against Hearsay," (accepted by Nebraska Law Review, Fall 2014)
  • "Congress Saved Peer Review:  Who Knew?" Journal of the American Medical Association - Surgery Volume 149, No. 4 (2014) [peer-edited journal]
  • "A Proposed Compromise for National Medical Malpractice Reform," 105 Southern Medical Journal 573 (2012) [peer-edited journal]
  • "The Cure for What Ails:  A Realistic Remedy for the Medical Malpractice Crisis," 23 Stanford Law & Policy Review 477 (2011)  

 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