William C. (WC/Bill) Henry

William C. (WC/Bill) Henry: Attorney with Burke, Blue, Hutchison, Walters & Smith P.A.
  • Senior Attorney at Burke, Blue, Hutchison, Walters & Smith P.A.
  • 221 McKenzie Avenue, P.O. Box 70, Panama City, FL 32401
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  • “W.C.” Henry joined the Firm in December 2003 to practice Local Government Civil Litigation and Real Property law. He earned a B. S. from the U. S. Air Force Academy, an M. A. in East Asian History from Indiana University, and a J. D. from Fordham University in New York City. He is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. Middle District of Florida, the Court of Military Appeals, and the State Courts of New York and Florida. Mr. Henry is a Vietnam vet. He retired from the U. S. Air Force as a Colonel in 1993 after a 24 year career, serving in various operational intelligence, judge advocate and management positions around the world, including two tours of duty (1977 - 1980 and 1986 - 1989) at Tyndall Air Force Base. His decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. Mr. Henry then worked 10 years for the Manatee County Attorney’s Office in Bradenton, becoming Chief Assistant County Attorney in 1999 and obtaining broad experience in local government law and civil litigation. Mr. Henry received the Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award for the 12th Circuit in 1995. For the four years, he served on the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of Manasota. He also served on the Manatee County Bar Association’s Law Library and Pro Bono Legal Advice Committees.

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Formerly with, Manatee County Attorney's Office, 1993-2003.

(Also at Miramar Beach Office)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Local Government Law
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850-250-5046  Phone
(850) 236-4444  Phone
(850) 236-1313  Fax
University Attended:
U.S. Air Force Academy, B.S., 1969; Indiana University, M.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Fordham University, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1993, Florida; 1978, New York
Colonel, U.S.A.F.- JA, 1969-1993
Birth Information:
Jamaica, New York, May 9, 1947

Peer Reviews

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