Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University 1989
Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University School of Law 1992
Speaker for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Seminar
Speaker for the University of Texas School of Law Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar
Mr. Lively is the owner / president of the William H. Lively, Jr. WHL, PLLC Law Firm.
He has performed civil trial work in both State and Federal District Courts throughout North and East Texas. Furthermore, he has represented debtors in all aspects of bankruptcy matters since 1993.
Recently, Mr. Lively successfully represented the debtors in an appeal before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The firm of William H. Lively, Jr. WHL, PLLC is currently one of the highest-volume Debtor's law firms in the Eastern District of Texas regarding consumer and small business bankruptcy cases (in excess of 5000 cases since November 1994).
Mr. Lively is licensed before the United States Bankruptcy Courts in the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and all State Courts in the State of Texas.