William Peterson
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William Peterson


For both trials and appeals, William Peterson brings clients his experience as a law clerk to Judge Edith Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States.  And as a former software engineer, William knows the value of intellectual rigor and attention to detail, carrying that forward into all aspects of his practice.  In the community, he represents pro bono clients from the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and has participated in the Houston Volunteer Prosecutor Program.

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Awards and Rankings

Temple Bar Scholar, 2011

Honorary Overseas Member of the Commercial Bar Association of England and Wales (COMBAR)  

Publications and Presentations

Law Firm Websites-An Ethical Minefield, The Bencher (Jan/Feb 2013)

Constitutional Issues in General Litigation: What You Need to Know, Bill of Rights: Litigating the Constitution Course (2013)

HBA Supreme Court Update (2013)

HBA Supreme Court Roundup (2012)

HBA Lunch & Learn, Supreme Court Update (2012)

Using History to Determine the Scope of Constitutional Rights: A Comparison of Approaches, Bill of Rights: Litigating the Constitution Course (2012)

Note, Voices of the Victims: Capital Punishment and A Declaration of Life, 27 Rev. Litig. 769 (2008)

Note, The Role of Consumer Preference Development in Incremental Innovation: How Diamond Multimedia Helped Create the iPod, 85 Tex. L. Rev. 1553 (2007)