Bill focuses his practice on product liability litigation. He also has significant experience in business litigation, primarily in the area of design and construction representing contractors, subcontractors and property/building owners. In that field, he also has handled arbitration and mediation matters. In addition, Bill has experience in bankruptcy and creditor’s rights matters, contract drafting and estate planning for clients.
Outside his practice, Bill devotes volunteer hours to increasing awareness of diversity and inclusion issues, particularly for the LGBT community. He is a community board member for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, and serves on the organization’s Diversity and Inclusion Council as well as its annual campaign committee. He is on the board of directors of SAVE, Inc., a nonprofit that helps provide housing solutions for those who are socially and medically disadvantaged, with an emphasis on people living with HIV/AIDS. He also is a member of KC LEGAL and the Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.
Before joining the legal profession, Bill taught middle-school math at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, through the Teach for America program in Kansas City, Missouri. He also chaired the math department at Lincoln, and initiated an afterschool tutoring program for mathematics and communications arts.
A Brief Overview of Debt Collection and Defense, University of Kansas School of Law Legal Aid Clinic, Lawrence, Kansas, September 17, 2018.