Class of 1963
Year of Election as Trustee: 2009
Bill is a partner in the law firm of Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP in its Springfield, MO office. He graduated from Drury in 1963 with a B.A. in Political Science and History and a minor in Economics. Bill received his LLB from Duke University School of Law in 1966. Following service as a special agent with the FBI, he returned to Springfield to practice law in 1970 with Farrington & Curtis, the predecessor of his current firm.
Bill has served as a member and president of the Springfield School Board and as a member of the boards of the Springfield Public School Foundation, the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, the Springfield Business and Development Corporation, the United Way of the Ozarks and the Legal Aid of the Ozarks.
Bill is married to Debbie and they live in Springfield with two sons, Ben and Riley. Bill also has two grown sons, Jeffrey, a lawyer in Chapel Hill, NC and Michael, a doctor in Cary, NC.