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William E. York
Attorney at Law
     Bill has over 40 years of experience in advising clients in sophisticated business transactions.  Bill started his career in the tax section of one of Houston's large law firms, and since then has continued a business and tax planning practice. 
Master of Laws (in Taxation), New York University;
J.D., summa cum laude, University of Houston; Class rank: 3rd;
Articles Editor, Houston Law Review
B.B.A., University of Houston.
American Bar Association: Member of the Section of Business Law and the Section of Taxation.
State Bar of Texas:  Member of the Taxation Section and Business Law Section. Former member of the Council of the State Bar Taxation Section.
Houston Bar Association: Member of the Section of Taxation. 
Continuing Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation.
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating for over 30 consecutive years.


Michele L. Winkelmann
Legal Assistant
     Michele joined the Firm in 1998 after graduating from the University of Houston-Downtown with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  She is usually the first point of contact with clients and provides attorney and client support throughout each transaction, including preparatory research, document preparation, corporate and government filings and related work.  She also manages the day to day operations of the practice.
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