(1937 - 1986)
Hurbert Williams was born in Atlanta and grew up there until he moved to Florida to attend college. He received his bachelor's degree at Florida State University in 1959 and his law and doctoral degrees at the University of Florida in the 1960s. He was an army veteran of the Vietnam War.
In 1969, Hurbert was named U.S. Commissioner (a title since changed to magistrate) by U.S. District Judge George Young of Orlando. He served one year before resigning the part-time job to work on Harrold Carswell's unsuccessful campaign for U.S. Senator. Hurbert then returned to private practice where he went on to become a successful plaintiff's attorney.
Hurbert died of cancer on November 7, 1986. He was 49 years old.