William C. "Bill" Trosch
Bill Trosch heads the Litigation Department and is managing partner in Conrad Trosch & Kemmy. He concentrates much of his effort on the firm’s civil and criminal litigation and appeals, while maintaining a general practice.
Bill’s practice areas include:
Bill was one of the plaintiff’s attorneys in two cases that represented the largest settlements and verdicts in the State of North Carolina in the years that they were resolved.
Bill is an Associate member of the Graduate Faculty of UNC Charlotte and has taught a negotiations class for the MBA Program at the Belk College of Business. He has lectured at numerous seminars for lawyers and paralegals.
While in law school, Bill was a member of the North Carolina Law Review. He was author of an article published in the Law Review that has been referenced by numerous publications and courts including Ohio’s Supreme Court.
A Charlotte native, Bill is married and the father of three children. Along with his brothers, Bill is the third generation of attorneys to practice in his family’s law firm. He is the grandson of T.C. Conrad, the son of Lou and Minette Trosch, and the brother of Eric Trosch and the Honorable District Court Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr.
Bill has been rated in a confidential survey of area judges and attorneys as having high to very high legal ability and very high ethical standards.
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1993
University of North Carolina School of Law, Clinical Program in Litigation 1993
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Economics, with honors, 1990
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. Math, 1990
University of Bristol, Bristol, England, one-year program with emphasis in Economics,
North Carolina State Bar, 1993
NC 26th Judicial District Court
U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
American Association for Justice
Judge, Mecklenburg County Teen Court, 1999-Present
Judge, Wade Edwards High School Mock Trial Competition, 1995-2007
Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Academy of Trial
Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Division of NC Academy of Trial Lawyers,
Chief Justice William H. Bobbitt American Inn of Court, Charlotte Chapter of American
Inns of Court, 1998-99
Mecklenburg County Bar Ask A Lawyer Program, 1990s
Third Grade Education Project, preparing and presenting legal education programs
for third-grade classes, 1990-2
Presided over Roundtable Discussions in Charlotte for local trial attorneys,1998-99
Freedom School Partners Advisory Board
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
The Third Generation of Loitering Laws Goes to Court: Do Laws That Criminalize
"Loitering With the Intent to Sell Drugs" Pass Constitutional Muster?
71 N.C.L. Rev. 513 (1993)
Settling the Bodily Injury Case, National Business Institute (2008)
Preparing the Plaintiff’s Bodily Injury Case, National Business Institute (2008)
Mediation of Tort Damages, Lorman Educational Services (2007)
Mediation of Auto Insurance Cases, Lorman Educational Services (2007)
Effective Use of Legal Assistants and Paralegals, North Carolina Academy of
Trial Lawyers (2000)
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Publication cited and followed by the Supreme Court of Ohio,
City of Akron v. Rowiland, 67 Ohio St 374 (1993)
North Carolina Law Review, 1991-1993
Honorary Doctor of Public Welfare degree, Carolina Christian Bible College,
in recognition of efforts in the community for those less fortunate and for
commitment to Public Welfare
Recognized by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America as an “Advocate of
Martindell Hubbell Rating: Distinguished, having high to very high legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by a survey of confidential opinions from area judges and attorneys.
Managing Partner, Conrad Trosch & Kemmy, PA
Associate Member, Graduate Faculty, University of North Carolina at Charlotte,