William (Bill) Meier has practiced law in Dallas in 1966 and Tarrant County in 1969. He is a former member of The Texas State Senate from Hurst in Tarrant County, and holds the world filibuster record in a legislative body. Bill was an Appellate Judge for 10 years (2008-2018) for the 2nd court of appeals of Texas and was a member of the Texas Senate from 1973-1982. In March 2008, Meier won a three-candidate Republican primary and was subsequently elected to the Court in an unopposed general election. Bill’s secret to success has been his love for the law.
Bill attended Tarleton State College on a basketball scholarship where he received an associate degree in science. In 1961, he moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree and in 1966, he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas Law School. Bill was honored by the Texas legislature in 2005. He is father to two children.
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