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WILLIAM (BILL) C. ABBOTT, born: Dallas, Texas; Admitted to: Texas State Bar 1998; Texas; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas; Education: University of Texas (B.A., 1995); Texas Tech University (J.D. 1998). Houston and American Bar Associations, Texas State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Jones Act, Admiralty and Maritime, Longshore Claims, Longshore-Harborworker Claims, Third Party Negligence, Unsafe Products, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Civil Litigation, Premises Liability, Injuries to Children, Automobile Accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Oil Rig Injuries, Refinery Injuries, Railroad and FELA Claims, Sexual Assault and Negligent Security Claims, Swimming Pool Injuries, Class Actions, Mass Actions, Defective Seat Belts, Air Bags and Restraint Systems and Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse Claims. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    17 years, 500 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 50%
    17 years, 500 cases



Contingent (25%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael Anthony Beliz

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    Michael Beliz Personal Injury Attorney
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    Kirk Mccormick Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

Abbott, Clay & Reed L.L.P

12600 N Featherwood Drive.
Suite 200
Houston, TX, 77034-4450


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199809/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorIs That Legal2014
Top ContributorLife of a Law Student2014
A+ Firm RatingBBB2014
Top ContributorReeves Law Blog2013
AttorneyH Texas Magazine2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyOgletree Abbott Clay & Reed, LLP1998 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Is That LegalContributor2014 - Present
BBBMember1998 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1998 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Workers CompensationN/A
Work CompN/A
Workers Compensation CaseWon
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Publication NameTitleDate
Workers Compensation BlogFour Ways To Avoid Being Fired2013
Texas Workers' Compensation Book for Injured WorkersTexas Workers' Compensation Book for Injured Workers2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Texas System, AustinHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
University of TexasN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
ITL WebinarWorkers Compensation2014
Paperback BookTexas Workers' Compensation Book for Injured Workers2011