Willie D. Powells III

Willie D. Powells III

Houston, Texas

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator Advanced Civil & Family


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: Elected Vice President, Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Active Member, Black Law Student Association
    • Honors: Member, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Society
    • Honors: Who’s Who Law Student, 2003 and 2004
    • Honors: Founded THE FIRM student society
    • Honors: Honored with Dean’s Citizenship Award
    • Honors: Member, Mock Trial Varsity Squad
    • Honors: Clerk, Honorable Levi Benton, 215th Court
  • Drexel University
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Honors: Graduated with Honors from Booker T. Washington H.S. For Engineering Professions in Houston Texas
    • Honors: Accepted a Full Academic Scholarship To Drexel University in Philadelphia PA
    • Honors: Completed 5-year curriculum in 4 years
    • Honors: Graduated with a dual minor in Music – piano, and Biology
    • Honors: Concentration in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
    • Honors: Designed Ethyl Benzene Plant as Senior Project
    • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Houston Baptist University
    • M.B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: Graduated at the Top of the Class
    • Honors: Thesis: The Ethical Business Triangular Chasm Between Shareholders, Directors and Employees

Honors and Awards

  • Vice-President, Student Bar Association
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society
  • Dean’s Citizenship Award winner
  • Platoon Commander NJROTC
  • Concert Violinist
  • Drexel Vanguard Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Southern District of Texas, Member