Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam

William J. Wade

Of Counsel

Lubbock, Texas

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Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/ Employer Liability
  • Governmental Liability
  • General Litigation


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics

Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships

  •  University of Texas Law School Alumni Association, Past Director
  • Lubbock County Bar Association, Past President
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Director at Large, 2006-2007, 2007-2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Diplomate/ABOTA Texas President – 2009
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, Member, 2006 – 2008


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2005-2018, a Thomson Reuters’ Publication
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating – AV Preeminent®