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Bill V. Seiller
Louisville, Kentucky
phone (502) 584-7400
fax (502) 371-9223
email seiller@derbycitylaw.com

Bill V. Seiller is the senior litigation partner in Seiller Waterman LLC. Although he is now devoting his full time to litigation, Bill has experience in many areas of law, including land use, labor, and family law. In the course of his practice, he has obtained appellate decisions which have established Kentucky precedents in divorce, land use, workers' compensation, personal injury, and contract law. A native of Louisville, he received his undergraduate degree from the College of Commerce at the University of Kentucky, his law degree from the University of Illinois, and he attended graduate school at the University of Louisville School of Business. He is a member of the American, Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice, Municipal Attorneys League, and the Kentucky Justice Association.

Bill has been active with numerous civic and charitable organizations his entire career.  He currently serves on the Legal Aid Society Board of Directors, and as a volunteer member on two committees at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

Bill V. Seiller is a civil litigator who has practiced in both State and Federal Courts for over 50 years. Bill continues to maintain an active practice in tort, commercial, zoning and diverse litigation. For several years, Bill has been a frequent presenter at CLE seminars.

Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Family Law, 2015.

Bill was named as a Top Rated Lawyer in Kentucky’s Legal Leaders in the area of Commercial Litigation, Litigation and Zoning Planning and Land Use, 2013. This honor is based on peer review.

Has achieved Martindale-Hubbell distinguished rating of AV Preeminent

Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Zoning, Planning & Land Use, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2011

Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Litigation and Zoning, Planning & Land Use, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2009

Kentucky Bar Association, Senior Counselor

Louisville Magazine in the practice of Family, Litigation and, Land Use Law as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2008

American Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Louisville Bar Association

Kentucky Justice Association

American Association for Justice

Municipal Attorneys League

Admissions and Courts
Kentucky, 1958
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1958

University of Kentucky, 1954

Commercial Litigation
Land Use
Family Law
Published/Notable Cases
Sedley v. West Buechel, 461 S.W.2d 556 (Ky. App. 1970)
Jackson v. Hutchinson, 453 S.W.2d 269 (Ky. 1970)
Montfort v. Archer, 477 S.W.2d 144 (Ky. 1971)
Louisville & Jefferson County Planning Commission v. Schmidt, 83 S.W.3d 449 (Ky. 2002)
Pro Bono Activities:
Clinical Research Foundation
Cherokee Triangle Association
Dartmouth - Willow Terrace Condominium Association
Legal Aid Society

Seiller Waterman LLC
462 S. Fourth Street, 22nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-584-7400
Fax: 502-583-2100
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