The Williams Law Firm, P.A.

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The Williams Law Firm, P.A. is dedicated to serving its clients. David Nicol Williams, who has been practicing law since 1960, founded the firm in 1974, introduced and follows a unique approach by adding a tax planning dimension to the legal services the firm renders.

The Williams Law Firm, P.A. provides services in tax law and estate planning (will drafting, living trust and other documents), estate settlement, business transactions, and corporate law supported by experienced paraprofessionals. The firm has earned an

Main Office

1201 Orange Street
One Commerce Center Suite 600 P.O. Box 511
Wilmington  DE  19899

  • 302-575-0873
  • 302-575-1642

John L. Williams


Williams College, B.A. 1957 (History)

Columbia University School of Law, L.L.B.


  • Williams College, B.A. 1957 (History)

  • Columbia University School of Law, L.L.B. 1960

  • New York University L.L.M – Taxation 1966

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware 1960

  • Florida 1961

  • District of Columbia 1962


David N. Williams is President and Director of the firm. He has been
practicing law for fifty (50) years.

He served as special counsel on Tax Litigation for the State of Delaware, was
a member of the Delaware State Board of Accountancy, was an attorney for the
Governor’s Revenue Study Committee and became Vice Chairman. He served as
Chairman of the Committee on Taxation and is currently a member of the Sections
on Taxation and Estates and Trusts.

He is past President of the Delaware Estate Planning Council and the
Wilmington Tax Group. He has presented seminars for the National Law Foundation
and has been a guest lecturer at the Widener University School of Law on Estates
and Trusts.

His practice focuses primarily on taxation, estate planning, estate
administration, business transactions, real estate and corporate law.

David N. Williams was the first lawyer in Delaware with a Master’s Degree in
Taxation. Put his experience to work.

Professional Activities

David N. Williams, Esq. serves on the board of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and won its
President’s Award in 2007

  • Bar Number: Supreme Court of Del
    Delaware , 2003


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