William Thomas

  • Division: Circuit Civil
  • Section: CA 44
  • Court Location: Dade County Courthouse
  • Address: 73 West Flagler ST Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone: (305) 349-7140
  • Room: DCC 1307
  • Judicial Assistant: Diaz, Andrew
  • Bailiff: Baptiste, Leonard

Circuit Judge: Circuit Civil Division
Complex Business Litigation Division Judge: Circuit Civil Division

Please do not send hard copies/ binders unless instructed to do so by Chambers. If you wish to contact the Court about submitting a hard copy please e-mail the Judicial Assistant, Andrew Diaz, at andiaz@jud11.flcourts.org

If binders are requested please follow the instructions below.

The Parties are to confer and submit 1 (one) binder. The binder is to include the motion, the opposition and the reply (if any) and limited to 3 (three) cases in which the party is relying upon. The binder is to be delivered to the Court at least 5 (five) business days before the hearing.  

  • Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College,1991
  • JD, Temple University, 1994
  • Admitted to Florida Bar, 1995
  • Circuit Court Judge, 2005 
  • Federal Public Defender in Miami-Dade County, 1997-2005
  • State Public Defender, 1994-1997
Bailey, D Jennifer CA 03 DCC 635305-349-7152
Butchko, Beatrice CA 58, CA 43 DCC 400305-349-7157
Thornton, W John CA 40, CA 35 DCC 1017305-349-7255
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CBL Motion Calendar

Type: Open

Notice Before Hearing: No

Files at Hearing: None

Monday9:15 AM502/13/1712/18/17
Monday9:15 AM991/08/182/26/18

- All attorneys must comply with CBL Rule 4.3 before filing the motion.

 -All Motions placed on Judge Thomas' Motion Calendar shall be submitted via E-Courtesy with a minimum 7 Business Day Notice.

 -All documents filed with the Clerk’s Office must also be sent to the Complex Business Litigation email address at: cbl44@jud11.flcourts.org with the case # listed in the email subject line using the following format yy-######(ex: 12-12345 not 12-012345)

---If both parties agree to waive the 7 business day notice requirement, the motion will be heard by the Court as an "Add-On' as long as ALL parties are present---- 

Eleventh Circuit Complex Business Litigation Rules

Notice of Compliance with Meet and Confer Requirements