I began my legal career in 1992, as an insurance defense litigator. After three years of defending individuals and companies in lawsuits involving everything from a vehicle accident with exploding fuel tankers to toxic exposure in the construction of nuclear power plants, I switched gears to work with the largest bankruptcy law firm in San Antonio. During this period, I became one of the youngest board certified attorneys in consumer bankruptcy.
I moved to Abilene in 1999, when he was hired to operate and manage the local office of Monte J. White & Associates. Subsequently, I opened my own firm, the Law Offices of Weir & Willhelm, P.C., with the counsel of Woody Weir to expand my practice and represent my clients, who had come to appreciate and trust me, with other legal issues.
For the past fifteen years, I have represented numerous clients in various legal matters from civil, criminal, disability, probate and other civil matters to bankruptcy and debt reorganization.
Presently, I own and operate the Willhelm Law Firm, and I am licensed in state and federal courts as well as the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (35-40%), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1992||08/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year||Abilene Young Lawyers Association||2002|
|Managing Shareholder||Willhelm Law Firm||2015 - Present|
|Managing Shareholder||Law Offices of Weir & Willhelm, P.C.||2000 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||Monte J. White & Associates, P.C.||1999 - 2000|
|Supervising Attorney||Law Offices of David W. Kirk, P.C.||1995 - 1999|
|Associate Attorney||Brian L. Blakeley & Associates, P.C.||1994 - 1995|
|Associate Attorney||Law Office of Charles W. King||1992 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas Bar Foundation||Life Fellow||2008 - Present|
|The College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2007 - Present|
|The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2006 - Present|
|Texas Board of Legal Specialization||Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law||1998 - Present|
|Drug Trafficking Organization||Client found guilty|
|Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon||Client acquitted|
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|Modern Dictionary for the Legal Profession||Dictionary of Terms of Other Professions for Lawyers||1992|
|St. Marys University School of Law||Law||Doctorate of Juris Prudence||1992|
|Abilene Christian University||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|
|Abilene Christian University||Mass Communication||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|News Segment||Know Your Rights||2006|