Bill Wood leads the State Bar of Texas’ Transitions to Practice Mentoring Project in Denton County for 2014-15. The project focuses on new lawyers and those re-entering the practice. Applications are accepted until September 1, 2014 For the application click here
On August 10, 2014, Wood attended the inaugural convocation for University of North Texas Dallas Law School. Hon. Royal Furguson, dean of the new law school, appointed Wood to the advisory board.
A Denton County jury awarded $538,845 to Mary Jo Gaustand in a December, 2015 trial in which the 70-year old claimed that her vehicle was rear-ended, whichcaused her to incur $20,000 in medical expenses, and forced her into an early retirement. Michael Beene, of Dallas’ Taylor and Anderson, counsel for Travelers’ Insurance, offered $35,000 to settle the case.
Wood, Thacker & Weatherly is pleased to announce that on April 1, 2016, Bill Wood was the first recipient of the Denton County Bar Association “Bill Wood MVP Award,” named for its first honoree. Wood, who first served as president of the Denton County Bar Association in 1979, has continued to serve as board member, as chair of the Transitions to Practice program, on Bench-Bar committees, and in countless other ways. In accepting the award, Bill noted that it was presented on the 20th anniversary of the founding of Wood, Thacker & Weatherly. Congratulations, Bill!
“Maintaining Enthusiasm and Professionalism Over the Years.”