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William Henry Barfield

William Henry Barfield

also known as Bill Barfield

Practice areas:

Commercial, Defective and Dangerous Products, Litigation, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  4. Commercial: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Kimberly Jo Samman

    I have worked with Bill on various matters. He works hard for his clients and has a good reputation in the legal community. I endorse this lawyer.


    Kimberly Samman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joshua Ryan Walker

    Bill is a great guy and a great lawyer. He truly cares about what he is doing and works hard to obtain results for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Joshua Walker Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Potts Law Firm

100 Waugh
Ste 350
Houston, TX, 77027



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201508/17/2015
OKAuthorized to practice law200711/06/2012
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200108/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2013
Texas Outstanding Young LawyersTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyThe Lanier Law Firm2009 - Present
Trial AttorneySmith & Hassler, LLP2001 - 2009
Law ClerkThe Marks Firm1999 - 2001
Manager - AccountingUHY - Mann Frankfort Stein & Lipp1997 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar CollegeAssociate Member2013 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Oklahoma Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2001 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association AdvocatesMember2001 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterIntellectual PropertyLL.M - Master of Laws2012
University of Houston Law CenterEnergy, Environment & Natural Resources LawLL.M - Master of Laws2012
Texas Tech University (Rawls College of Business)Accounting / Finance / ManagementMBA - Master of Business Administration2012
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Texas Tech University (Rawls College of Business)AccountingBBA1996