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William Oris Worsham
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William Oris Worsham

also known as Will Worsham

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

I graduated from Logan-Rogersville High School in 1989 and attended Drury University until 1993 earning an Bachelors degree in English with Honors and a minor in Speech Communication. While there I was the Station Manager of KDCR 530AM and a member of SIGMA PI.

I attended the University of Missouri School of Law from 1993-1996 and was granted a Juris Doctorate. I passed the bar that summer.

I was hired by Shawn Askinosie to start and run a niche practice in Springfield, MO called The Ticket Center which I did until the fall of 1999 when I joined the Greene County Prosecutor's Office as an Assistant Prosecutor. In September of 2002 I left Greene County and started my own firm where I still practice today.

In 2009 I was selected by the Springfield Business Journal for their "40 under 40" award.

My Practice is mostly comprised of Criminal Defense, Business Law, Real Estate and Collections. I have served as City Attorney for Rogersville and Fordland. Additionally, I serve as the Municipal Judge for the City of Fair Grove, Missouri.

In 2002, I launched the website MissouriTrafficTickets.com that allows clients to submit traffic tickets online to have them kept off the record. Since then it has grown into a multistate practice with "branches" in Kansas, Oklahoma and Illinois.

I have also launched the site EvictionsQuick.com which allows Landlords to quickly and inexpensively file Rent & Possession Lawsuits to get non-paying tenants out of their property as soon as possible.

I have the pleasure of serving as Master of Ceremonies for a number of local events including the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, the Logan-Rogersville Educational Foundation's Wildcat Gala and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Walk for a Cure. 

I am a Certified National Instructor with the American Taekwondo Association and hold the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

27 total 

  • Souder Forest Tate

    I have known Will Worsham since the time he was an assistant prosecuting attorney. He has always been a man of integrity and professionalism. I have had the honor to prepare pre-sentence investigations for many of his clients; they always speak highly of him. I endorse Will Worsham without hesitation.

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    Souder Tate DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Michael Krebs

    As a fromer prosecutor Will has significant experience handling drug possession and DUI cases. I know he does a good job defending criminal cases he takes on and ones I refer him.

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    Jason Krebs Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Worsham Law Firm

325 South Avenue
Springfield, MO, 65806

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active199601/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Criminal Defense AttorneysAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
10 Best DUI/DWI Defense AttorneyAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
10 Best Criminal Defense AttorneysAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
10 Best DUI/DWI Defense AttorneyAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
3BD Black BeltAmerican Taekwondo Association2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
2BD Black BeltAmerican Taekwondo Association2010
1BD Black BeltAmerican Taekwondo Association2009
40 Under 40Springfield Business Journal2009
Excellence in AdvocacyNational Advocacy Center2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyWorsham Law Firm2002 - Present
Assistant Prosecuting AttorneyGreene County, Missouri1999 - 2002
AttorneyM. Shawn Askinosie1997 - 1999
AttorneyGanaway, Fiorella & Cummings1996 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
American Taekwondo AssociationNationally Certified Instructor2011 - Present
Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges AssociationJudge2003 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
Webster County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Springfield Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Missouri BarAttorney Member1996 - Present
Federalist Society chapterPresident1995 - 1996
Phi Delta PhiMember1993 - Present
Federalist Society chapterMember1993 - 1996
Christian Legal SocietyMember1993 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember1992 - Present
Sigma PiMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Greene County, MO 2nd Offense DWIDISMISSED
Greene County, MO DWINot Guilty
Carter County, MO Felony Domestic AssaultDismissed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Defend DWIRefusing a Breath Test2013
www.willworshamlaw.comI've Been Arrested - What Happens Next?2012
Defenddwi.comDWI Overview in Missouri2011
DefendDWI.comMissouri DWI Law - The Basics2011
Springfield NewsleaderRed Light Cameras2003
MoBarCLE publicationAnnual Law Review1995

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Drury UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
OzarksLIve!Speaking Legal2015
Network 2013Q&A2013
MMACJA Regional ConferenceLegislative Update2013
KRBK-417Lawyers Legal Answer LineLegal Questions2012
Kevin & Liz Morning ShowAsk a Lawyer2012
Blueprints for Tomorrow Executive LuncheonNegotiation2011
GCPO Annual Training RetreatEvidence in Criminal Prosecution2000
Technology and the LawTechnology and the Law1998

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