Spotlight – Member Firm

The Willis Law Group PLLC

Dallas, Texas

By: Oscar Lizardi, Rusing Lopez & Lizardi, PLLC, Tucson, Arizona

Meeting any member of The Willis Law Group is sure to create a lasting impression. The firms’ CEO, partners, associates and staff are outgoing legal professionals who excel in their fields of practice. The firm is dedicated to providing large firm expertise combined with the personal attention obtained from a smaller firm. They believe in building custom solutions to the most challenging legal products and delivering results on time and within budget. In short, they get the work done right – the first time.

TWLG was founded in 2012 by CEO Kirk D. Willis, who wanted to create the type of diverse, multicultural firm committed to client service excellence where attorneys of all types could work together to form a growth-minded organization. Today, TWLG has more than 30 attorneys who practice a variety of practice areas. They are thankful for their clients whose requests for work enables the firm to continue its organic growth.

TWLG practices Precision Law™ where the essential elements of a case or matter are targeted for effective and efficient resolution. Firm attorneys and staff members are devoted to giving back to the community and actively volunteer at many community organizations, including The Family Place, an organization dedicated to empowering victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.

1. When was the firm founded?

TWLG was founded in August 20, 2012

2. Who are the founding shareholders?

Kirk D. Willis

3. What are the firm’s significant areas of practice?

Insurance Defense, Employment Law, Commercial Collections, Transportation, Construction, Real Estate, Government, Products Liability Defense and Workers’ Compensation Defense, White Collar Crime

4. How did your firm come to know NAMWOLF? Why did you join?

Carlos Rincon with Rincon Law Group, who is a NAMWOLF member, referred us to NAMWOLF. We felt it was an outstanding organization with like-minded individuals who were highly qualified attorneys with whom we wanted to network.

5. Why is diversity important to your firm?

We attribute our overall strength and success to our diversity. The people at The Willis Law Group reflect the vibrant diversity inherent in our nation. Due to our innate multiculturalism, it is only natural that our growth continuously includes the recruitment of exceptional women and minority members. Our goal is to be able to relate to all people. We believe we have the right team in place to meet that goal. Our multiculturalism allows us to interact well with people from different backgrounds, which fosters mutual respect among employees and clients. As an organization known for its ethics, fair employment practices and appreciation for diverse talent, The Willis Law Group is dedicated to doing business with and for organizations with similar values.

6. What has been your involvement with NAMWOLF? For how long?

We joined NAMWOLF a year and a half ago. We have participated in the last three NAMWOLF events, sponsoring two of its business meetings. We are on the Labor & Employment PAC, White Collar PAC and the Marketing Best Practices team.

Oscar Lizardi is a partner at Rusing Lopez & Lizardi, PLLC in Tucson, AZ. He has been practicing for over 19 years in corporate and transactional law and immigration law and is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.