Trial Lawyer, Curtis Law Group
Bill is a trial lawyer, and is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He was born in Fargo, North Dakota, and did his undergraduate work both at North Dakota State University and at Moorhead State University in Minnesota, where he completed his under-graduate degree magna cum laude. He took his law degree from Baylor University School of Law, and began practicing as a defense lawyer for one of the 25 largest law firms in the state of Texas. After several years of defense work, Bill recognized his passions were on the plaintiffs’ side and now represents victims of negligence as a trial lawyer.
Bill is a frequent author and speaker, and for several years was a contributing author to an annual survey on tort law in the SMU Law Review. He served as the Vice-Chair for the Sections and Litigation Group Coordinating Committee for The American Association of Justice. He also served as a Trustee for the National College of Advocacy.
For over a decade, he sat on the Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He has earned a membership in the College of the State Bar of Texas, is an invited member to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and has been repeatedly named by Texas Monthly as a Texas Super Lawyer, most recently in 2013. Bill is also AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell by his fellow trial lawyers, an honor earned by only a select few. As a trial lawyer, Bill’s practice includes catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases of all types, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical cases.
Because of his expertise in pharmaceutical cases, Bill is frequently interviewed by national news media, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lawyers Weekly and numerous others.