William L. Fillmore

William L. Fillmore: Attorney with Fillmore Spencer, LLC AV stamp icon
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More than 30 years' experience working with businesses

After receiving his Juris Doctorate at the University of Chicago, William L. Fillmore began his legal career in Denver, Colorado with the regional law firm of Holland & Hart. He later practiced in Colorado Springs, and then in Logan, Utah with Olson & Hoggan. He stepped out of private practice in 1986 to serve as Associate General Counsel for Brigham Young University.

In 1991, Bill opened the Utah County office for the Salt Lake City law firm of Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, serving as managing attorney for three years before forming his own firm in Provo in 1994, now known as Fillmore Spencer LLC.

Bill has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Provo-Orem Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association Board of Trustees, as a board member of the Academy Square Foundation and as National President of the BYU Cougar Club. He currently serves as pro bono legal counsel for America's Freedom Festival at Provo, and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Timpanogos Regional Hospital.

Corporate, commercial and business law

Bill engages in a general corporate and business practice and handles purchase, sale and merger matters, debt and equity financing transactions, technology licensing, and commercial real estate matters.

Community involvement

Chairman, Board of Trustees, Timpanogos Regional Hospital
National President and Board Member, Brigham Young University Cougar Club
Member, Board of Governors, Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce
Member, Provo City Parks & Recreation Board
General Counsel, America's Freedom Festival at Provo (pro bono)
Special Counsel and Board Member, Academy Square Foundation (restoration project)
Chairman, Board of Directors, Provo-Orem Chamber of Commerce
Member, Board of Directors, Brigham Young University Alumni Association
Member, Board of Directors, Provo School District Foundation for Excellence
Member, Advisory Board Catalyst Team at Thanksgiving Point
Member, Business Advisory Council, Utah Valley University
Co-Founder/Executive Committee Member, Utah Information Technology Summit
Lecturer, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University
Adjunct Professor, Brigham Young University School of Religion
Adjunct Professor, Utah State University Honors Program
Studentbody president, Brigham Young University
Academic Vice President, Brigham Young University
White House Intern, 1973
Author, Once Upon a Christmas, Northwest Publishing
Contributor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing Company
LDS Missionary, Vienna, Austria

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Acquisitions, Sales, Mergers
  • Debt and Equity Financing
  • Technology Licensing
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Real-Estate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
855-575-1385  Phone
801.426-8200  Phone
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., magna cum laude, English Literature, 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1976, Colorado; 1980, Utah; 1980, U.S. District Court, District of Utah; 1976, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Utah State Bar; The Colorado Bar Association; U.S. Supreme Court Bar

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/09/17 in Business Law

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Other Law Firm Position on 03/19/15 in Commercial Real Estate

    I have known Mr. Fillmore well for over 42 years, and he is superb in his judgment, wise in his knowledge, and an outstanding individual and lawyer in every respect.

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