Tyler, Texas August 17, 2021 — William S. Hommel, Jr., founder of the Tyler-based firm Hommel Law Firm has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in this prestigious invitation-only group must have tried a minimum of 10 civil jury trials to conclusion. More than 7,600 lawyers and judges are involved in ABOTA chapters in all 50 states. Mr. Hommel has been accepted as an Advocate in the ABOTA organization which requires at least eight (8) years of active experience as a trial lawyer and having tried a minimum of fifty (50) civil jury trials to a jury verdict or hung jury as lead counsel.
"ABOTA is one of the nation's most effective organizations in championing the ethics, professionalism and principles of the legal profession, and I'm honored to be part of this select group," Mr. Hommel said.
Mr. Hommel represents employees in all types of employment and wage and hour disputes in federal and state courts and before regulatory agencies throughout Texas and the United States. He is a member of the Texas Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Wage and Hour Trial Lawyers Top 10. More information is available on the firm's website at www.hommelfirm.com
A graduate of Baylor Law School with undergraduate degree also from Baylor University, Mr. Hommel is the only attorney in the State of Texas who is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of Labor and Employment Law, Civil Trial Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law. He is also one of only 100 attorneys in the entire state that are certified in three specialty areas. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.