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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 U.S. 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



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

Current Vice President Peabody Foundation

Current Chair of Youth Plus Art equals Success Initiative

Florida Justice Teaching Volunteer

Teen Court Judge

Volusia County Bar Association Mentor

Ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church since 1992

Longtime service on Presbyterian Counseling Center Board of Directors

Permanent Judicial Commission of the Central Florida Presbytery

Past President of Cinematique of Daytona Beach



Married for 33 years with large extended and blended family

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

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


Contact Mrs. King today for a consultation!




Elizabeth C. King’s Blog
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Divorcing couples may be surprised to learn that one can file for a spousal or survivor benefit on the record of an ex-spouse. To qualify, you must be single and have been married to your ex for more than 10 years prior to the divorce. Your ex-spouse does not have to be receiving his or her own benefits yet for you to be eligible. Read More
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Practice Areas
  • Marital & Family Law
  • Divorce