- Bachelor of Business Administration, 2000, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
- Juris Doctorate, 2004, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
Admitted to Practice:
- State Bar of Texas, 2004
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
(Present and Former)
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Houston Trial Lawyers Association
- American Association of Justice
- Houston Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Life Members)
William W. Hoke
William “Will” Hoke was raised on a ranch in a small country town in Texas and was taught to work hard by his father, who made his living as a pipeline welder; and his mother, who stayed home to raise him. Mr. Hoke comes from a long family line of offshore oil rig workers and offshore pipeline welders, and his dad is a longstanding member of the Local 798 Pipeliners Union. To assist with college, Mr. Hoke also worked in the oilfield – building, repairing and servicing oilfield equipment both inland and offshore. Mr. Hoke has drawn upon his actual oilfield work experience in successfully handling dangerous workplace lawsuits against British Petroleum (BP) and other corporate giants.
Mr. Hoke earned his BBA in Business Management from Texas A&M University in 2000. Mr. Hoke earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2004. While at South Texas, Mr. Hoke actively participated in Varsity Mock Trial and Moot Court and served as an Officer on the Board of Advocates from 2002 – 2004.
Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Hoke worked as an associate attorney for a prominent Houston personal injury law firm, specializing in serious injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and product defects. Mr. Hoke joined Kwok Daniel Ltd., L.L.P. in 2006 and now leads the firm’s litigation group, primarily focusing on offshore accidents, trucking accidents, workplace accidents, explosions, defective products, burn injuries and brain injuries.
His Bar Admissions include: Texas (2004), U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas.
In 2010, Mr. Hoke was selected to Texas SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2011 as published in Texas Monthly Magazine and again selected to Texas SuperLawyers Rising Stars in 2012. SuperLawyers is a rating service of exceptional lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only 2% of all Texas attorneys are selected as SuperLawyers Rising Stars and Mr. Hoke is one of them.
In April 2010 and April 2011, H Texas Magazine named Mr. Hoke as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers and Mr. Hoke has been selected as a member of Who’s Who Among American Law Students and Who’s Who Among American Professionals.