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William Toles ’92, ‘95L Named Top Lawyer in Dallas

— by on May 16th, 2016

William Toles, a 1992 graduate of the College and a 1995 graduate of the School of Law, was named a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” by D Magazine. Toles received the best lawyer designation in the practice area of product and medical liability litigation.

A trial lawyer with extensive experience in high-exposure litigation, Toles has shepherded more than 40 civil trials to a successful conclusion and jury verdict. He has trial experience throughout the state of Texas in tort litigation ranging from simple negligence cases to more complex premises liability, DTPA, and commercial and contractual dispute matters. Toles is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney.

Toles belongs to the steward board of Christian Chapel CME Church. He has served as a member and chair of a United Way grant panel, as a member of the Leadership Dallas Class of 2012, as a class advisor for the Leadership Dallas Class of 2013, as a cluster facilitator for Leadershape at a national session, and as co-lead facilitator at the University of Texas (Austin) and the Ohio State University. He has served as a Big Brother through the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District.

For his alma mater, Toles has served on the W&L Alumni Board, as president of the Dallas Alumni Chapter, as president of the Law Council and chair of the Law Annual Fund. He serves as a law class agent and as a member of the Dallas Chapter AAP Committee. While a student at W&L, Toles was an honor advocate, the secretary of the Executive Committee and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Toles was appointed this May to serve as a member of the W&L Board of Trustees.

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