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Honorable William R. Sawyer

United States Bankruptcy Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court
Middle District of Alabama

Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa
Appointment Date: May 1999
Chief Judge Terms: October 1999 - October 2006 and October 2013 - October 2020

Retirement Announcement, April 19, 2021


1982 Juris Doctor Valpraiso University School of Law Valpraiso, Indiana
1978 Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana



July 1989 - May 1999 Assistant United States Attorney Southern District of Alabama Mobile, Alabama
July 1986 - July 1989 Trial Attorney United States Department of Justice Tax Division, Washington DC
July 1982 - July 1986 Attorney in Private Practice


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