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Bill began his professional career with a Wichita accounting firm. He practices in the areas of taxation, exempt organizations, trusts and estates, wills, probate, family succession planning, business, and mergers and acquisitions law. Bill has extensive experience representing clients in income, estate and gift tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service, the Kansas Department of Revenue and in federal and state courts. His representative clients include individuals, charitable organizations, entrepreneurs and closely held businesses.

He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Kansas state courts.

He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Wichita, KS, 2018 in the practice areas of Tax Law and Trusts and Estates and has been named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Wichita in 2012 in the practice area of Tax Law. He has also been selected as a Kansas Super Lawyer in the practice area of Tax Law.

Bill lectures on tax and related topics to professional and various other organizations.

Education
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (cum laude), Wichita State University, 1961
  • Juris Doctor, Washburn University, 1965
Bar Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association - Lifetime Member
  • Wichita Bar Association - Lifetime Member and Past Vice President
Civic/Community Involvement
  • Fellow – Kansas Bar Foundation
  • Past Member, Past Treasurer and Director – Downtown Rotary Club of Wichita
  • Past Member – Wichita State University Foundation Planned Giving Council
  • Past President – Downtown Wichita YMCA Men's Club