Honors And Distinctions

The Willis Law Group and our attorneys take great care in the work we do for our clients.  We take this responsibility very seriously.  As a result, our firm and our attorneys are consistently recognized in “Top Lawyer” and “best of” rankings and listings.  We also strive to distinguish ourselves from our competitors.  Our recognition and distinctions include:






An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating is an outstanding achievement and demonstrates that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics.


The following attorneys are AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell:

  • Kirk D. Willis
  • Joseph W. Gregory
  • Laddie Livingston
  • Lu Ann Stout


The Willis Law Group was recognized by Martindale-Hubbel® as one of the 2013 Texas Top Ranked Firms.  We achieved this recognition because one out of every three of our attorneys has achieved a Martindale-Hubbel® AV Preeminent® rating.  Only 216 firms in Texas achieved this ranking.






The following attorneys have been selected as as D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas" in the practice area of Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Defense for 2014, which is featured in the magazine's May issue released on April 24, 2014:

  • Kirk D. Willis
  • John W. Bowdich
  • Joeseph W. Gregory








Kirk D. Willis is a member of ABOTA - the American Board of Trial Advocates. Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only. ABOTA  is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. First and foremost, ABOTA works to uphold the jury system by educating the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury.






The following attorneys have been selected as “Texas Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly magazine:

  • Amy B. Pollock (2007)
  • Kelly C. Walker (2011 - 2012, 2014-2015)







Recognized as a "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly magazine:

  • Kirk D. Willis (2004 - 2010, 2014-2015)
  • John W. Bowdich (2014-2015)
  • Joseph W. Gregory (2015)







The following attorneys are recognized as Texas’ Top-Rated Lawyers® in their fields, a distinction reserved for those attorneys who are AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell:

  • Kirk D. Willis
  • Laddie Livingston
  • Lu Ann Stout




We are very pleased with our Emergency Response Protocol and believe it distinguishes our firm from our competitors.  The Willis Law Group understands that fast and immediate response is critical for helping clients for their immediate well-being, as well as helping them preserve evidence in later defending their interests. The Willis Law Group has the resources to handle emergencies and catastrophic losses with a fast response.