Law Offices of William K. Berenson, P.C.
1701 River Run
Suite 900 Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 885-8000 www.berensonlaw.com
Bill Berenson obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin (Plan II Honors Program) in 1976 and his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University Law School in Dallas in 1979.
Bill was hired by a leading firm in Fort Worth where he litigated many cases. He also incorporated CineMark. He then founded his own law firm in the West Bend in 1982 where he has successfully practiced law since.
Bill Berenson has successfully represented thousands of people over the last 42 years, specializing in personal injury cases. He limits his practice to helping out the victims of motor vehicle collisions, including representing a seriously injured young man in the controversial "Affluenza Teen" case.
Bill was certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1994. He has been voted one of the best personal injury lawyers in Tarrant County by his peers. He has tried dozens of cases to verdict to gain life membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.
Bill has served on the Boards of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association for over 20 years.
Bill has taught classes across the U.S. to attorneys in the American Association for Justice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Tarrant County Bar Association, Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, and other organizations.
Bill is dedicated to his community and has served on various boards and assisted many charitable causes. He is proud of obtaining his Eagle Scout award at the age of 13 and teaching Sunday School classes.
In Bill's spare time, he works out and has run 70+ marathons, including one in all 50 states, with almost all qualifying for the rigorous entry requirements of the Boston Marathon.
J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1979 B.A. With Honors, University of Texas at Austin Plan II Honors Program, 1976 Professional Memberships National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer Texas Trial Lawyers Assoc., Board of Directors and Sustaining Member Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow Insurance Issues Annotated, Board of Editors Texas Supreme Court Jury Task Force, Member National College of Advocacy, Advocate Tarrant County Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee Tarrant County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Committee American Association of Justice Interstate Trucking Litigation Group American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member Multi-Million Dollar Advocates, Member Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Life Fellow Insurance Settlements and Litigation Reporter, Board of Editors
Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1994
Honors and Awards
Named "One of Tarrant County's Best Attorneys" Selected to Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums Supreme Court of Texas Advisory Committee Fort Worth ISD Golden Achievement Award
Legal Publications and Presentations
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Tarrant County Bar Association Insurance Settlement and Litigation Reporter James Publishing Group Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
Fort Worth Independent School District Fort Worth Runners Club Boy Scouts of America Southern Methodist University Cowtown Marathon North Texas Legal Services Humane Society of North Texas
Jones v. Bush, 122 F.Supp.2d 713 (N.D.Tx.2000), aff'd 244 F.3d 134, cert. den. 531 U.S. 1062 (2001) Reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and other newspapers.