Joined the Office in 1990
Abigail Price-Williams was appointed County Attorney effective October, 2015. She previously served as First Assistant County Attorney from 2007 to 2015 and held the position of Acting County Attorney in 2007.
Ms. Price-Williams joined the County Attorney's Office in 1990, and, over the years, has led the County Attorney's Office satellite offices and practice groups at the Public Health Trust and Miami International Airport.
In her role as First Assistant County Attorney, Ms. Price-Williams provided legal counsel to the Board of County Commissioners, the Mayor and various County Departments, and had responsibility for the daily operations of the County Attorney's Office. Throughout her tenure as an Assistant County Attorney, Ms. Price-Williams has served as counsel to numerous County departments and boards. She also has represented the County in litigation and appeals, and drafted and reviewed ordinances, resolutions and contracts.
Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Ms. Price-Williams served as an Assistant State Attorney for the 11th Judicial Circuit from 1985 to 1990 where she prosecuted a range of felony offenses and supervised a unit of felony prosecutors.
Ms. Price-Williams is also active in the community. Since 1997, she has served as a board member for Voices for Children Foundation. On numerous occasions, she has served as co-chair of the Voices for Children Foundation Annual Luncheon. She is also a member of the United Way Women's Council.
Ms. Price-Williams has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Government Attorney. In 2006, she received the Donor Next Door Leave A Legacy Award. In 1997, she was the recipient of the Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award and the Put Something Back Pro Bono Award from the Child Advocacy Project. In 1995, she was named Attorney of the Year by the 11th Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Pro Bono.