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Mr. Wooten is admitted to practice law in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas and is currently a member of the Tennessee, Missouri and Texas State Bar Associations and the Memphis Bar Association, including the sections of Employment and Labor Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, of which he is a member of the Board of Directors.  Mr. Wooten is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Missouri and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Additionally, Mr. Wooten is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Civil and Family Law Mediator.  During his time at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. Wooten worked in the Mediation Clinic and successfully mediated numerous cases in a variety of legal areas.  Mr. Wooten has personally participated in mediation and represented many clients in mediations. Mr. Wooten concentrates his mediation practice in the areas of corporate and business transactions, licensing and intellectual property, employment and labor law, family law disputes including divorces, landlord- tenant disputes, and education law.  

Mr. Wooten was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and participated in the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program during his time at the University of Tennessee College of Law.  Mr. Wooten also obtained a Certificate of Academic Achievement, signifying his obtainment of the highest grade in the class, from the University of Tennessee College of Law for the following classes: Mediation Clinic, Negotiations and Professionalism, International Business Transactions, and National Security Law.  

In addition to his legal practice,  Mr. Wooten also has previous management experience in the Entertainment, Beverage, and Clothing Industries where he developed expertise in writing business plans, negotiating domestic and international licensing deals, obtaining product endorsements and sponsorships for athletes and artists, and providing creative legal solutions for great business ideas.  


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 40%
    9 years, 25 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    9 years, 12 cases
  3. Corporate: 20%
    9 years, 10 cases
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
    9 years, 20 cases
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    9 years, 8 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Todd David Siroky

    William was reasonable to work with, but aggressively represented his client. I wouldn't hesitate to refer a potential client to him for representation.


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Contact info

Wooten Law Office

120 Court Square East
Covington, TN, 38019-2525


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201407/27/2014
MOGood Standing, Active200801/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
TOTAL Leadership ParticipationSouth Tipton County Chamber2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of J. Houston Gordon2011 - 2013
AssociateJackson, Shields, Yeiser, and Holt2008 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Memphis Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Memphis Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionBoard MemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Rotary ClubN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Washington University in St. LouisEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tipton County Bar CLEJudgment and Debt Collection Tactics2011