Bill currently serves as Vice President, Elect, of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys, the preeminent professional association of attorneys representing injured railroad employees.
Bill is a retired Colonel, United States Army Reserve, and served over 34 years in the United States Army and the Alabama Army and Air National Guard. He was commissioned as a Judge Advocate General Corps Officer in 1973. Bill served three years on active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After returning to civilian life, he remained in the Army Reserve until completing 30 years commissioned service, and retired in 2003.
He is former Chairman of the Alabama Bar Association’s Military Law Committee and founded the Alabama Bar Association’s Annual Military Symposium in 1990.