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William M. Harrelson II

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law


Email: William Harrelson II


Will is a partner at Harrelson & Harrelson LLP. Before that he was at Faust, Harrelson, Fulker, McCarthy & Schlemmer.
In his practice, Will represents clients in commercial litigation, non-profit formation and advising, estate planning, collections, family, and employment law matters.

He has represented clients in complex cases ranging from the protection of a client’s anonymity on the Internet under the First Amendment to employment litigation regarding non-compete agreements over damages in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Will enjoys volunteering his free time to various local non-profit boards and presenting continuing legal education and writing about legal technology and law practice management on blogs such as Lawyerist.

Memberships and Associations

Miami County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Board of Trustees and General Counsel, Troy Main Street, Inc.
Board of Directors and General Counsel, Miami County Visitors and Convention Bureau
Board of Trustees, The Overfield School
Advancement Committee, Lehman Catholic High School
Past Member – UDSL Alumni Association Board of Trustees
Past Co-Chair of HYPE Northern Miami Valley. Inc. (Helping Young Professionals Emerge)


B.S., Miami University, 2008
J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 2011

Areas of Practice

Business Law
Estate Planning Law
Probate Law
Family Law
Real Estate Law
General Practice

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 2011

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2012