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William Hawthorne Wirskye

William Hawthorne Wirskye

also known as Bill Wirskye

Practice areas:

Government

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Government: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Dallas County District Attorney

133 N. Riverfront Blvd.
LB 19
Dallas, TX, 75207

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199308/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas' Top Rated LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
Board Certification in Criminal LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1998
American Jurisprudence Award for Written and Oral AdvocacyLawyers Cooperative Publishing1991
American Jurisprudence Award for Legal WritingLawyers Cooperative Publishing1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ABill Wirskye P.C.2010 - Present
N/AFitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl2007 - 2009
Assistant District AttorneyDallas County District Attorney1994 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. WrightAggravted Robbery Cases Dismissed
State v. CanoNot Guilty Verdict in Drug Case
State v. JonesAggravated Assault on Police Officer No-Billed by a Grand Jury

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes"Your Client Learns of a Federal Criminal Investigation"2009
Dallas District Attorney Trial Notebook"Guns 101: The Top 101 Things Lawyers Should Know about Guns and Gunshot Wounds"2005
TDCAA Trial Skills Notebook"Effective Opening Statements"2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Texas System, DallasN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mesquite Police Detective Training"Legal Aspects of Interrogation"2006
Trial Skills Course"Effective Opening Statements"2005
Dallas Police Detective Training"Legal Aspects of Interrogation"2005
Dallas District Attorney CLE Training"Preparing Murder Cases for Trial"2005
Dallas County District Attorney CLE Training"Guns 101: What You Should Know About Firearms and Ballistic Science"2005
Trial Skills Course"Jury Selection: Challenges for Cause and Batson"2004
Advanced Trial Skills Seminar"Developing and Presenting Punishment Evidence"2004
Trial Skills Course"Proper and Effective Jury Argument"2002
Train the Trainer Conference"Train the Trainer"2001
Homicide Course"Homicde Overview"2001
Dallas City Attorney Training"Driving under the Influence"1998
Healthcare and Safety Conference Methodist Hospital"Courtroom Procedures"1997
Dallas Police Crimes Against Persons"Courtroom Testimony"1996
Dallas Police Academy"Case Management and Courtroom Demeanor"1995