William Wohlsifer

William R. Wohlsifer, PA
Contact: 850.219.8888
Law School: St. Thomas University School of Law - St. Thomas University
Jurisdiction: Florida


About William Wohlsifer

Practicing primarily in debt collection, creditors' rights, commercial litigation, copyright and trademark infringement, royalty recovery, brand protection, and condominium law.

Filed lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch Incorporated, Amerada Hess Corporation, Nestle Waters North America, Inc., and Exclusive Sports Marketing, Inc. for infringement of likeness of amateur athlete for commercial purpose.

Filed lawsuit against BBC (London) for invasion of privacy and intrusion upon seclusion, and infringement of likeness of private individual.

Defended dozens of defendants charged with illegal download of DirecTV's® satellite signal alleged to be in violation of the Copyright Act, Title 17§ USC 501-508 in federal courts.

Represented Internet users charged with illegal download of adult film content using BitTorrent or other P2P (Peer-to-peer) file sharing programs.

Represented NASCAR® as lead counsel in more than 100 cases arising from breach of intellectual property licensing agreements seeking collection of outstanding royalty revenue, and prosecution of copyright and trademark infringement.

Directory Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator (April 2002)
Florida Supreme Court Certified County Civil Mediator (April 2002)
Florida Real Estate Broker (November 2007)
Florida Supreme Court Appellate Mediator (September 2011)
Collaborative Law Training Certificate (October 2005)
DBPR Certified Homeowners Association Mediator (November 2004)
Professional Experience
Owner, William R. Wohlsifer, PA
St. Thomas University School of Law - St. Thomas UniversityJ.D.Law
Honors: Graduated top 10% of class; Recipient (three-times) of the St. Thomas University School of Law Merit Scholarships, Recipient, Book Award - Advanced Legal Research and Writing Recipient, Book Award - Administrative Law Recipient, Book Award - Bankruptcy Law
Activities: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
University of Central FloridaB.A.Political Science
Professional Activities
Member Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section 2010-Current
Member Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce 2010-Current
Member Florida Academy of Professional Mediators 2002-Current
Member American Intellectual Property Law Association 2001-2002
Professional Associations
Member, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Florida
Member, Northern District of Florida
Member, Southern District of Florida
Member, Middle District of Florida Bar
Member, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of Florida
Member, Florida Bar


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1100 East Park Ave, Ste B
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone: 850.219.8888
Fax: 866.829.8174