Spencer Williams


Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Williams is licensed in Missouri and Georgia.


Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Biology in 1992, and his Juris Doctor in 1995 from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Williams worked as a Hearing Officer for the Department of Social Services deciding issues of benefit eligibility, child abuse, neglect and child support. He is a former litigation attorney for DSS on child support and child abuse matters.

He volunteers as a Special Prosecutor for St. Louis County on the domestic violence docket.


Mr. Williams is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and Georgia Bar Association.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Mr. Williams is a frequent presenter at Continuing Legal Education Seminars for fellow attorneys, as well as at numerous educational seminars related to divorce issues for the public.

He has written numerous divorce articles and hosted the popular legal video podcast, DadsDivorce Live produced by DadsDivorce.com. (View Mr. Williams’ information on divorce.)

Business Insider has featured Mr. Williams on several occasions including in the articles “The 9 Most Expensive Cities For Getting A Divorce” and “What To Wear To Court.”

Watch Mr. Williams’ lecture from Cordell & Cordell’s 2013 Continuing Legal Education seminar on “Debt & Divorce: How to Maximize the Marital Estate.” His portion begins at the 22:40 mark.



“Mr. Williams did an excellent, excellent job. Mr. Williams was able to get the other side to settle which saved me a lot of money and stress. Mr. Williams was aggressive and is a very smart attorney. Very happy for using Cordell & Cordell.”


“Spencer is very nice and knowledgeable. He got some things done that I never thought we’d be able to accomplish. I thought he handled every step very well and professionally. He was patient with me and kept me very well informed throughout my case as well.”


“Spencer always responds immediately. He investigated every aspect of my situation. I don’t think the outcome would have in any way [been] favorable to me without that amount of due diligence.”