Bill Bailey


For the past 24 years Bill Bailey has represented businesses and individual clients in state and federal court in all types of civil litigation, business transactions, arbitrations, and civil appeals. His extensive legal experience includes breach of contract disputes, construction disputes, mechanic’s liens, collecting business debts, personal injury claims, products liability claims, business and real estate transactions, business entity formation, and estate planning and probate. He has argued and appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, and several Texas Courts of Appeal.

After graduating law school, Mr. Bailey was employed by several prominent law firms. In 2006, Mr. Bailey founded his own law firm — Law Offices of Bill Bailey, PLLC. In 2014, Mr. Bailey merged his law firm with Kish | Manktelow, PC to form Kish Manktelow & Bailey, PC.

Mr. Bailey has been actively involved in complex federal multidistrict litigation in Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Texas, and West Virginia. Mr. Bailey has also handled several high-profile cases that gained national recognition. In 2005, Mr. Bailey appeared on the national news program ABC World News Tonight and in the New Yorker Magazine in connection with his successful representation of a high school student in a school board appeal.

While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Bailey was a letter winner and team captain of the Baylor University Intercollegiate Men's Tennis Team. He was a member of the GTE Academic All-America Team, served as the Chairman of Baylor University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and as the student body representative of the Baylor University Faculty Athletics Council.

In his spare time, Mr. Bailey continues to enjoy playing tennis. He is a certified tennis instructor with a professional rating by the Professional Tennis Registry. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas - Juris Doctorate, 1998
Baylor University, Waco, Texas - B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 1996

All Texas State Courts
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Affiliations
W.M. “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court - Master
State Bar of Texas

Contact Info

Bill Bailey
Kish, Manktelow, & Bailey, PC
2201 N Central Expressway, Suite 180
Richardson, TX 75080
Office: 214.276.6820

Direct: 972-470-0022
Fax: 214.276.6821

Practice Areas
  • General Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Appeals
  • Business Collections
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Estate Planning / Probate
  • Personal Injury