William Fields, Retired

Bill Fields retired from the active practice of law in 2004.

During his distinguished career as an attorney in Marietta,
he concentrated his practice in the area of estate planning and probate.

His many professional accomplishments include:

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Board of Governors, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
  • Section, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Editorial Board, Probate Law Journal of Ohio
  • Ohio Board of Commissioners on Character and Fitness
  • Fellow, The Ohio Bar Foundation 1982
  • Washington County Bar Association, President 1972-1973
  • Executive Board of Corporate Counsel Section of the Ohio State Bar Association 1974 – 1980

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio, 1964

Education:

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • J.D. – 1964

Ohio State University

  • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – 1961

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Marietta Memorial Hospital, Board of Trustees
  • Washington State Community College, Board of Trustees
  • Marietta Community Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • Marietta Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Southeastern Ohio Port Authority and Foreign Trade Zone, Board of Directors
  • Marietta College, Board of Fellows
  • Washington County Republican Party, Executive Committee

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as Outstanding Senior at The Ohio State University, 1960
  • All-American Track Team, 1958
  • President, Harvard University Bar Association, 1963-1964
  • Selected as Outstanding Young Man in Marietta, 1968
  • Selected as Outstanding Citizen in Marietta, 1992