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William M. Mitchell, Sr.

Associate

Mr. Mitchell is an associate attorney at the Tampa office of Conroy Simberg, practicing primarily in the areas of first and third party property loss disputes and property coverage matters.  In addition, Mr. Mitchell has experience handling business litigation, auto-glass replacement claim litigation, construction defect litigation, and judgment collections.  

Prior to joining Conroy Simberg, Mr. Mitchell worked for the state-wide defense firm of Groelle & Salmon, P.A.  Also, Mr. Mitchell previously spent thirteen years working for the United States Air Force in aerospace maintenance.  During this time, he deployed over 700 days in support of the on-going Global War on Terrorism, and he continues to serve as a Reservist with the 927th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill AFB, Florida.  

During law school Mr. Mitchell clerked for the international firm of Hamilton, Miller, & Birthisel, LLP, where he gained valuable experience with first party property as well as a variety of maritime law issues.  Also during law school, Mr. Mitchell served a long-term, judicial clerk to the Honorable Gregory P. Holder, Circuit Court Judge in Hillsborough County, Florida. 

Practice Areas:  

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida
  • U.S. Middle District of Florida

Education: 

  • Stetson University, College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Tampa, B.A.
  • Community College of the Air Force, A.A.
  • Northwest Florida State College, A.A. 

Professional Affiliations: 

  • South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Community Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member 

Honors & Awards:

  • Greater Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce; Non-Commissioned Reserve Officer of the Year; 2013, 2017
  • National Public Service Award; Nominee on behalf of the Air Force Reserve Command, 2015
  • 927th Air Refueling Wing; Ground Crew Member of the Year, 2015 

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Development in Light of the Hyde Park Historic Overlay District,” 2015, Café con Tampa 

Community Involvement: 

  • 13th Judicial Circuit Veterans Treatment Court, Veteran Mentor, 2015-Present
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Member of Florida Committee, 2013-Present
  • Pennies for Pegasus, President, 2017-2018
  • Hillsborough County Citizen’s Environmental Advisory Committee, County Commissioner’s appointee, 2016-2018
  • Hillsborough County Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award Selection Committee, County Commissioner’s appointee, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Moffitt Cancer Center, Volunteer Patient Advocate, 2012-2018
  • Air Force Association Reserve Council, member, 2016-2018
  • Hillsborough County Charter Review Board, County Commissioner’s appointee, 2015