Elizabeth C. King




Beth King has lived in Volusia County since 1969 and has represented divorce and family  law. 

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. She is a Member of the Florida Bar's Seventh Judicial Circuit Court Grievance Committee and Member and Leader in the Central Florida Collaborative Professionals Development Group 7. 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.  

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



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 Civic Involvement

Current President of the Peabody Foundation

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



Married for 34 years with large extended and blended family

Bikram yoga practitioner Ranked in the 2016 Southeast Regional USA Yoga Competition.

Hobbies and interests include competitive ballroom dancing, swimming literature, film, travel and entertaining


Contact Mrs. King today for a consultation!


Elizabeth C. King’s Blog
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Our courts may be closed to foot traffic for the time being, but the health crisis has forced us to handle cases in new ways.   Normal divorce practice involves the use of electronic filing for pleadings and email exchange of documents between the parties and their attorneys. Read More
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If you have lost your job as a result of the COVID-19 downturn, you may be eligible for a temporary abatement or a permanent modification of your child support or spousal support obligation. The key is to request such a modification before it comes due! Read More
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Practice Areas
  • Marital & Family Law
  • Divorce