Bill Willis is the founding member of Willis Law Firm LLC. Bill grew up in a "construction" family and started working with property management clients as a law clerk before attending law school. 2018 will be Bill's 30th year in practice.
Bill conducted his undergraduate work at Denison University and received his Juris Doctor from Capital University. He is primarily responsible for the residential and commercial land management matters of the firm. Bill also devotes a considerable amount of time to the firm's construction clients and HUD housing/discrimination matters.
Bill is a frequent speaker and writer concerning multi-family issues throughout Ohio and the Midwest. Bill annually provides seminars for organizations such as The Columbus Apartment Association, Midwest Affordable Housing Management Association, Council for Rural Housing & Development of Ohio, and the Ohio Housing Authorities Conference, as well as various "in house" trainings for management companies.
Willis Law Firm LLC is frequently asked to draft amicus briefs to various state and federal courts considering important legal issues in the real estate management industry and was selected by the National Apartment Association to draft Ohio's version of the "National Lease."
Bill served on the OHFA Tax Credit Compliance Advisory Committee, Licking County (Ohio) Community Housing Board and the Licking County (Ohio) Tax Incentive Commission, and is the Housing Chair of the Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force. He currently serves on the Legislative Committee for the Columbus Apartment Association and Ohio Apartment Association.
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