William T. Peckham

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  • Owner


Austin, TX





William T. Peckham has more than 35 years of legal experience and has successfully represented countless clients throughout Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

He graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1978. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1978, and was admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Western District of Texas) in 1980 and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, in 1981.

In 1985, he started his own practice, The Law Offices of William T. Peckham, in Austin, Texas. His practice areas include bankruptcy, real estate, business, debtor-creditor, probate, and tax law.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law 30%
  • Litigation 25%
  • General Practice 15%
  • Probate/Estates 15%
  • Collections/Foreclosures 15%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1980
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: With Highest Honors

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • District Committee on Admissions to Texas Bar, Member, 1983 to 1986
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1978 to Present
  • Austin Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice , Member , 1983 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Alvis, Carssow & von Kreisler, Austin Texas , Associate, 1978 to 1984
  • Alvis, Carssow & von Kreisler, Partner, 1984 to 1985

Serving Austin Since 1978