William R. “Butch” Korb

Shareholder

Assistant: Emily Baker 817.877.1088 bkorb@bwwlaw.com Download vCard

Bourland, Wall, & Wenzel, P.C.
301 Commerce Street, Suite 1500
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Mr. Korb is a shareholder of the firm, and is the senior litigation member of the firm. He was born in Cleburne, Texas in 1961 and joined the firm in 1986. His areas of expertise include emphasis on business and general civil litigation, family law litigation and divorce, marital property law, business and corporate law, real estate, and oil and gas.


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Background Information

Industry Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Family Business
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate

Admissions & Certifications

  • Admitted: 1986, Texas
  • 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • 2010, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas (Member: Litigation Section)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association

Publications

  • Co-author of “Keeping Your Church Out of Court”, first and second editions
  • Author/Speaker, “Employment Hiring/Firing Practices for Churches”, Texas Association of Southern Baptist Secretaries, Houston, Texas, April 2000
  • Author/Speaker, “Professional/Pastoral Counseling”, Tarrant Baptist Association, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2000
  • Author/Speaker, “Avoiding Legal Landmines: Sexual Misconduct”, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Clergy and the Law Conference, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2001
  • Co-Author/Speaker, “Avoiding Business Litigation”, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Fort Worth, Texas, June 2001
  • Presenter, “Mock Probate Trial – Direct and Cross Examination”, Fort Worth Chapter of Society of Financial Service Professionals, Fort Worth, Texas, August 2001
  • Presenter – “Estate Planning and Probate Court – Mock Trial Demonstration”, 12th Annual Advanced Drafting, State Bar of Texas, Dallas, Texas, November 2001
  • Co-Author/Speaker, “Employment Law: Issues and Alternatives”, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Fort Worth, Texas, July 2002
  • Author/Speaker, “Dealing With Saints Who Sin – Resolving Church Conflict”, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Clergy and the Law Conference, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2003
  • Presenter, “Mock Probate Trial – Voir Dire Presentation”, Fort Worth Chapter of Society of Financial Service Professionals, Fort Worth, Texas, May 2003
  • Author/Speaker, “Probate Litigation: What CPAs in Public Practice Need to Know”, Fort Worth Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, 2003 Fort Worth CPA Tax Institute, Fort Worth, Texas, August 2003
  • Presenter, “Mock Probate Trial – Closing Arguments”, Fort Worth Chapter of Society of Financial Services Professionals, Fort Worth, Texas, May 19, 2004
  • Author/Speaker, “Overview of Issues Regarding Membership Organizations”, State Bar of Texas, Austin, Texas, July 16, 2004
  • Co-speaker, “Ethics: What To Do When Your Favorite Clients Divorce, And What To Do To Anticipate The Possibility Or Reality Of Divorce”, 43rd Annual Program on Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning held on October 1, 2004, sponsored by The Center For American and International Law; 29th annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, June 10th, 2005; Dallas Bar Association Probate Section, January 14, 2006
  • Author/Speaker, “Mineral Rights 101”, MIGI Nonprofit Organizations Discussion Group Dallas Chapter, Texas Society of CPAs, Dallas Chapter, Texas Society of CPAs, February 16, 2006
  • Author/Speaker, “Keeping Your Church Out of Court”, National Association of Church Business Administration 51st National Conference, Grapevine, Texas, July 12, 2007
  • Co-Author/Co-Speaker, “Legal Issues in the Church: Top Ten Concerns for Keeping Your Church Out of Court”, Certification Program in Church Business Administration, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, July 11, 2008
  • Author/Speaker, “Legal Issues in the Church”, Harvest Baptist Association, First Baptist Church, Decatur, Texas, August 2, 2008
  • Author/Speaker, “Keeping Your Church Out of Court”, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, September 29, 2008
  • Co-Speaker, “Ethical Traps for the Estates and Trusts Attorney”, Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estates Section, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 2008
  • Co-Speaker, “Ethical Traps for the Estates and Trusts Attorney”, Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Law Seminar, Austin, Texas, April 10, 2009
  • Speaker, “Donor Intent Lawsuits: A Ten Year Review”, State Bar of Texas, Austin, Texas, August 19, 2010
  • Speaker to churches and church leaders on avoiding legal liability in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia
  • Co-Author/Speaker, “Recovering Attorney’s Fees:  When Winning is not Enough”, Texas Center for the Judiciary, Austin, Texas, April 12, 2013
  • Co-Author/Speaker, “Employment Law:  Issues and Alternatives”, Innovate 2013, AutoStar Industry Conference, Fort Worth, Texas , September 23, 2013

Education

1983, B.S. Texas A&M University, summa cum laude

1986, J.D. Baylor University, cum laude, Associate Editor of Baylor Law Review