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Elizabeth C. King




Beth King has lived in Volusia County since 1969 and has represented divorce and family law clients in Volusia and Flagler County for the past six years. Mrs. King handles paternity and child custody disputes, traditional divorce and post-judgment litigation, family law appeals and collaborative divorce. A member of the Florida Bar since 2004, Mrs. King began her legal career in the Office of the Attorney General. She served as a Staff Attorney for the Seventh Judicial Circuit at both the DeLand and Daytona Beach Courthouses. In 2006, she joined the law firm of Smith, Schoder & Bledsoe, where she specialized in medical malpractice defense, workers compensation, and school board defense. In 2013, she joined the Rice Law Firm.Mrs. King is known for her steady hand in difficult times.

Areas of Practice


Collaborative Divorce

Family law


Pre-Nuptial Agreements






Professional Achievements

Member of Florida Bar since 2004

Member of West Virginia Bar since 2007

Admitted to US Middle District of Florida

Past Director of the Volusia County Bar Association

Member Flagler County Bar Association

Past officer of Volusia County Civil Trial Lawyers' Association

Past officer Dunn Blount Chapter of the American Inns of Court

Past President of the Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers

Member of the Central Florida Collaborative Professionals

Florida Coastal School of Law Moot Court and Mock Trial teams

Intern Community Legal Services of Mid- Florida

Intern Appellate Division of the Office of the Public Defender

Research Associate with the Office of the Attorney General

2003 recipient of the Phyllis Stansell Award for Professionalism and Ethics

2012 recipient of the Leaders in the Law award from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

2015 recipient of Volusia Flagler Association of Women Lawyers Distinguished Service Award

2011 recipient of the Atlantic High School Academy of Law and Government Golden Gavel

2019 Woman of the Year -Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers

2020 recipient of the Agency Champion of the Peabody Foundation - National Philanthropy Day



Juris Doctor, Florida Coastal School of Law 2003

Master of Liberal Studies from Rollins College in 1997

Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University in 1976

Leadership and Community Involvement


Leadership and Civic Involvement

Florida Justice Teaching Volunteer

Teen Court Judge

Volusia County Bar Association Mentoring Program

Ordained elder Presbyterian Church since 1992

Presbyterian Counseling Center Past Member of Board of Directors

Past Member Permanent Judicial Commission of the Central Florida Presbytery

Past President of Cinematique of Daytona Beach

Past Board of Directors Daytona Beach Flim Festival

Past chair of the Youth plus Art Equals Success Program

Immediate Past President and current Board member of the Peabody Foundation

Seventh Judicial Grievance Committee Member 2018-2020



Married for 36 years with large extended and blended family, Mrs. King and her husband live in Ormond Beach. 

Mrs. King is an avid Bikram yoga practitioner for the past ten years. She was ranked in the 2016 Southeast Regional USA Yoga Competition in her division.

She is a competitive ballroom dancer with an impressive record of wins throughout the country, including the Grand National in Miami, New York City Dance Festival, Tampa Classic, Platinum Miami and Southport Classic in Orlando.

She enjoys literature, film, art, gardening, entertaining, swimming, traveling and recently took up piano lessons.

Contact Mrs. King today for a consultation!


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Elizabeth King
The short answer is yes. There are many reasons why couples  start divorce proceedings and many reasons why they change their minds and decide to give the marriage a second or even third chance.  A good divorce lawyer honors and supports those decisions. Read More
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Practice Areas
  • Marital & Family Law
  • Divorce