William D. Anderson was born in Dover, New Hampshire on January 28, 1958. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of South Florida in 1980, majoring in Political Science. He received his J.D. with high honors, from the Florida State University College of Law in 1989. Between college and law school, Mr. Anderson was a navigator in the United States Air Force. In law school, he was a member of Law Review and won a half dozen book awards. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in September of 1989 and has been practicing continuously since admission. His early practice focused on corporate law and appeals, but since 1999 he was worked exclusively in the areas of automobile liability defense and workers’ compensation defense. In his spare time, Mr. Anderson is a certified yoga instructor and volunteers with the Humane Society and other local organizations to help find homes for animals.