Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III, 2010-2011 American Bar Association President
Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III is Member-in-Charge of the Northern Kentucky offices of Frost Brown Todd LLC, a regional law firm with over 450 lawyers in nine offices located in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia and Indiana. In August 2011 he became the ABA President for a one-year term..
Throughout his career, Robinson has served as a leader in his profession and in his community. An ABA member since 1972, he has been active in the Association for more than 25 years in various leadership roles, including a three-year term as association Treasurer and seven years on the ABA Board of Governors. Robinson is a Past President of the Kentucky Bar Association, a Past President of the Kentucky Bar Foundation and founding Chair of Kentucky's Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program. He also served as Board Chair of the Kentucky and the Northern Kentucky Chambers of Commerce, and as Board Chair of the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Robinson’s awards and recognitions include the Judge Learned Hand Human Relations Award from the American Jewish Committee, the Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Kentucky Bar Association, the Themis Award from the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Jacob E. Davis Award from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, the Lincoln Award from Northern Kentucky University and the Oak Award as Outstanding Alumnus of Kentucky from the Kentucky Advocates for Higher Education.
He is a graduate of Thomas More College and the University of Kentucky, College of Law, where in 2004 he was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.