William Norman Pedersen, III

William Norman Pedersen, III: Attorney with Law Office of Bill Pedersen III, PLLC

Biography

Bill Pedersen was born and raised in Nacogdoches, Texas.

He attended Texas Tech University, graduating in the spring of 1998, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History, with minors in Spanish and Philosophy.

He received a Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law, where he was admitted to the Order of Barristers, and served as a student assistant to the Professors administering the Practice Court program.

He was called upon by those professors to demonstrate different examples of courtroom advocacy for the next class.

Mr. Pedersen graduated from Baylor University School of Law on in 2001, and immediately began his work as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Collin County, at the age of 24.

During his approximately two and one-half year tenure in that office, Mr. Pedersen tried over sixty criminal jury trials to verdict.

He was called upon by the First Assistant of that office to assist him in the trial of a second degree felony after only seven months of practice, and served as Chief of the Domestic Violence section of the Family Justice unit, among other responsibilities.

In September of 2003, Mr. Pedersen left the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s office to enter private practice.

Since that time Mr. Pedersen has managed criminal and civil litigation matters for a wide array of clients in both Texas and Federal courts.

Mr. Pedersen is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts of both the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Pedersen has managed complex litigation matters for foreign corporations, local businesses, and individuals in everything from traffic citations to murder investigations to complex financial conspiracies, in small collection matters to complex interstate litigation involving parties throughout the United States and Europe.

In April, 2010, Bill was selected by his peers as one of the Top Young Lawyers in Texas as published in Texas Monthly Magazine’s Super Lawyer and Rising Star Section.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Criminal
  • DUI
  • DWI
  • Civil Litigation
  • Federal Practice
  • Business
  • Creditor-Debtor
  • Litigation
  • Commercial

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-630-4554  Phone
www.bpedlaw.com
University Attended:
Texas Tech University, B.A., 1998
Law School Attended:
Baylor University Law School, J.D., 2001
Year of First admission:
2001
Admission:
2001, Texas; 2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 2004, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Memberships:
Collin County and Federal Bar Associations; Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Nacogdoches, Texas, July 13, 1976
ISLN:
918347563

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (10)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/17/17 in Federal Practice on 04/17/17

    Billy Pederson is an exceptional lawyer who will word hard on every case he has. I've known him for years and have handled many cases with him at both the State and Fede...

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    Billy Pederson is an exceptional lawyer who will word hard on every case he has. I've known him for years and have handled many cases with him at both the State and Federal level. I have always been impressed with his work ethic and professionalism.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/16/17 in Federal Practice on 04/16/17

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/15/17 in Criminal Defense on 04/15/17

    Bill is a smart attorney who does the best he can for his clients.

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    Bill is a smart attorney who does the best he can for his clients.

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/11/17 in Federal Practice on 04/11/17

    Bill Pedersen is an outstanding advocate who other attorneys turn to for advice.

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    Bill Pedersen is an outstanding advocate who other attorneys turn to for advice.

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/30/17 in Civil Litigation on 03/30/17

    • Legal Knowledge

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      5.0/5.0
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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/30/17 in Litigation on 03/30/17

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/30/17 in Litigation on 03/30/17

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    4.8/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/07/17 in Civil Litigation on 04/07/17

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 03/31/17 in Federal Practice on 03/31/17

    Bill is very smart. He is also dedicated to his primary practice are, federal criminal defense. Bill has a tenacious and almost fearlessl quality that tends to serve him...

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    Bill is very smart. He is also dedicated to his primary practice are, federal criminal defense. Bill has a tenacious and almost fearlessl quality that tends to serve him well in defending his clients.

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  • William Norman Pedersen, III

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/01/17 in Federal Practice on 04/01/17

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Client Reviews

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  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
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