RESPECTED ATTORNEY

André L. Williams is a real estate attorney and has practiced law in South Florida since 1993.

FORMER COUNCILMAN

André was elected Councilman in the City of Miami Gardens, FL in 2006 – representing the community where he grew up.

MIAMI GARDENS NATIVE

André has lived in Miami Gardens his whole life and has been honored by TIME magazine for his efforts in the community.

AS YOUR COUNCILMAN

I WILL FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWING
PUBLIC SAFETY

More community policing training for our police officers and more officers devoted to neighborhood patrolling and details.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Focus on community programming and government spending towards improving the quality of life of our residents around family, health, education, public safety and employment.

EDUCATION

Continued support of the Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce's "School to Work" Program to teach Miami Gardens high school students about jobs, careers and the workplace.

SMALL BUSINESS

Continued support of the Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce and other organizations designed to support small businesses and entrepreneurs in our city.

Meet André L. Williams

Accomplishments

André L. Williams is a real estate attorney and has practiced law in South Florida since 1993. * He was previously employed at Holland and Knight LLP*.

His full-service real estate law firm represents real estate developers, investors, lenders, brokers, and individuals in real transactions including multifamily and bulk sales of the condominium.

André was selected as one of the “10 Best Attorneys” in Florida for Client Satisfaction in Real Estate Law by the American Institute of Legal Counsel.

He is also the President and CEO of Pendragon Title and Escrow Inc., a title company that offers a full range of title and real estate closing services to lenders, brokers, sellers and purchasers throughout the State of Florida.

President of the Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce; Chair, Advocacy Council, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce.

He was elected Councilman in the City of Miami Gardens, FL in 2006 and served until 2012. Miami Gardens is the largest predominantly African American city in Florida with a population of over 110,000 and the third-largest city in Miami- Dade County. He is a hometown guy – returning to the community where he grew up after his graduation from law school.

André has been featured in an ongoing series of articles in TIME magazine for leading the City of Miami Garden’s extraordinary efforts to help its residents through the foreclosure crisis. His work has also been featured in the Huffington Post, NPR and the Miami Herald.

André received the South Florida Business Journal’s Up and Comers Award (Finalist) for 2006. He was also featured as a “Leader 2000” by the Daily Business Review and participated in a Kellogg Foundation-sponsored fellowship in 2001, the Miami Fellows Initiative, which develops emerging leaders in Miami-Dade County. André appeared as South Florida’s Most Influential in Who’s Who in Black South Florida’s Inaugural Edition. He has been featured in Success South Florida magazines “40 under 40” edition profiling South Florida’s most influential African American professionals.

André received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University and his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law. He is a 1985 Graduate of Ransom Everglades Upper School.