William M. Corley

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William Corley has a practice focused on civil litigation specializing in brain injuries, drugs and medical devices, mass tort litigation, products liability, and motor vehicle litigation. His clients include Jacksonville University, Stetson University, Medtronic Inc., Baxter Healthcare, Dow Corning, Abbott Laboratories, and Medmarc.

Mr. Corley became a Certified Civil Mediator in 2014. This certification establishes standards of training and experience by which practitioners can mediate court-referred cases. Please click here to view Mr. Corley’s video on mediation.

Mr. Corley graduated from Western Maryland College in 1974 (B.A. Cum Laude) and Stetson University (J.D. with honors). He was the Articles and Notes Editor for the Stetson Law Review, (1980-81). Mr. Corley served in the U.S. Army, Field Artillery, as Captain from 1974 to 1979 (Airborne Ranger). He served in the U.S. Army Reserve, Military Intelligence from 1982 to 1999 (Lt Col.).

Mr. Corley has practiced law with Marks Gray since 1982. He is a member of the Products Liability Advisory Council and is a member of the Defense Research Institute where he serves on the Medical Drug & Device Committee. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, trying at least 20 civil trials to jury verdict. He is a member of The Florida Bar where he served as Chair of the Code and Rules of Evidence Committee. He is also a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and Florida Defense Lawyers Association.

Mr. Corley is a frequent lecturer on medical drug and device mass tort litigation throughout the country, including Mealey’s Seminars, Medmarc Medical Drug and Device Seminars and ACI Drug and Medical Device Seminars. Mr. Corley has been named to the Florida Super Lawyers® list in 2007, 2009-2017. Only 5% of the lawyers in Florida earn the Super Lawyers honor.

Mr. Corley is involved in various activities in our community. He is a member of Leadership Jacksonville and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Products Liability
  • Mediation
  • Professional Liability
  • Retail Liability
  • Premises Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-398-0900  Phone
904-399-8440  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 447, Jacksonville, FL 32207-1805
University Attended:
Western Maryland College, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Stetson University, J.D., with honors, 1981
Year of First Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1983, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1982, Florida
The Bar Association of Jacksonville; The Florida Bar.
Captain, U.S. Army, Field Artillery, 1974-1979 Airborne Ranger; Lt. Col., U.S. Army Reserve, Military Intelligence, 1982-1999

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