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William E. Whitney has practiced law in Florida since 1977, following his graduation from Duke University School of Law. He was one of the founding members of Dunlap & Shipman, P.A. in 2004. 


Mr. Whitney is a member of the Florida Bar, and is also admitted to all of the federal courts in Florida. He is an active member (and 3 time past president) of the Kiwanis Club of Freeport--South Walton. 


He is the proud father of 3 grown daughters, and had one grandson. Mr. Whitney enjoys bicycling, kayaking,  and collecting Civil War memorabilia. 


  • Civil Litigation

  • Construction Litigation

  • Medical Malpractice Defense

  • Condominium and Community Association Law

  • Civil Appeals

  • Medical License Defense



  • Bucknell University Cum Laude 1974

  • Duke University School of Law


  • Florida 1977

  • All U.S. District Courts in Florida (Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts)

  • U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals