Bill Zook

Bill Zook AV Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

Bill Zook

Mesquite, Texas

As an associate with The Law Firm of Ted B. Lyon & Associates, Bill Zook embodies the firm’s commitment to the idea of serving others. A decorated veteran who received the Purple Heart and Silver Star for his heroism while serving as a captain in the United States Army, Zook chose to continue defending people’s rights as an attorney. He has successfully tried more than 100 jury cases involving civil litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability law, drug manufacturing, professional negligence, medical malpractice, toxic torts and wrongful death. He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law.

Areas of Practice

  • trans-vaginal mesh
  • Consumer Protection
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 99% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1976
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
    • B.S.Eng.
    • Honors: Dean's List

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2009 by Thomson Reuters
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Mesquite Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Phi Delta Phi