Bill was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from the University of South Alabama with a B.A. in Political Science in 1991. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1995. While there, he received the Dean’s Award and also served as President of the Law School student body.
He is admitted to practice in all Alabama State Courts and the U.S. District Court in the Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama. Bill is a member of the Mobile County Bar Association, Alabama State Bar, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association and the South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Mobile Area Sports Commission, where he was selected as the Commission’s first President.