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
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!