Bill’s legal practice emphasizes business organizations and transactions, real estate, wills, trusts and estates and trusts administration, and tax and aviation law.
Bill is a native of Wichita, and a graduate of Kansas State University (B.S. Accounting 1974) and the University of Kansas (Juris Doctor 1979). Before law school, Bill worked with KPMG Peat, Marwick, CPAs, in Kansas City, Missouri, earning his certificate as a Certified Public Accountant in Kansas. Bill is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, and Wichita Bar Association (past chair, Real Estate, Probate and Law Day Committees). He is a life member of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and member of the Wichita Estate Planning Council. Bill has spoken on business transactions, tax, estate planning and aviation law topics.
Bill participated in the Wichita Chamber of Commerce Leadership 2000 program. Bill previously served on the boards of Wichita Habitat for Humanity and Wichita Community Theatre. He currently serves on the Starkey, Inc. and Wichita Bar Foundation boards. Bill is a volunteer guardian ad litem with The ARC of Sedgwick County, and an adviser to Jayhawk Chapter 88 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. Bill and his wife, Libby, have three daughters. Bill is an instrument-rated private pilot.