William L. (“Bill”) Fillmore graduated magna cum laude in English Literature from Brigham Young University in 1972, where he was a Hinckley Scholar and served as Studentbody President. After working in Washington, D.C. as a White House Intern in 1973, Mr. Fillmore went on to the University of Chicago Law School, graduating in 1976. He practiced first in Denver, Colorado with the regional law firm of Holland & Hart, and later in Logan, Utah with Olson & Hoggan. He stepped out of private practice in 1986 to serve as Associate General Counsel for Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. In 1991, he opened the Utah County Office for the Salt Lake City law firm of Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, serving as managing attorney for three years before forming his own firm in Provo in 1994, now knowns as Fillmore Spencer LLC, with offices in Provo, Salt Lake City and St. George.
Mr. Fillmore has been honored by his peers as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the corporate/business transaction category (Utah Business Magazine), and enjoys the highest “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell. He engages in a general corporate and business practice, and handles a variety of purchase, sale and merger matters, debt and equity financing transactions, technology licensing and commercial real estate matters.
Bill has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Provo-Orem Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Timpanogos Regional Hospital, as a member of the BYU Alumni Association Board, and as a member of the Provo School District Foundation for Excellence Board. He was a co-founder of the annual Summit Conferences for the Utah Information Technologies Association, a Board Member of the Academy Square Foundation, and also served as the National President of the BYU Cougar Club. He currently serves as pro bono legal counsel for America’s Freedom Festival at Provo, on the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors, and as an elected member of the Provo City Council.
Bill spent 2 ½ years in Vienna, Austria in the service of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the late 60’s. He is married to the former Mary Rawson and they are blessed with five sons and a daughter.