Bill was born and raised in the Hagerstown area and continues to practice here today. After graduating from North Hagerstown High School, he attended Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. He graduated from Hood with his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Bill has been working to fight for workers' rights for his entire career. Before becoming a workers' compensation attorney, he worked at Mack Truck in Hagerstown and quickly began his involvement with the local union. After his time at Mack, he spent 10 years working for AFSCME as a business agent/union representative. He was presented with the opportunity to attend law school while continuing his work for AFSCME and he did just that.
After graduating from the University of Baltimore, Bill returned to Hagerstown to practice Workers' Compensation Law. Eventually he partnered with Terry Myers to start the practice of Myers & Proctor in 1998. In October 2013, Judge Myers was appointed to a judgeship in the District Court of Washington County. The firm was renamed Proctor Law P.A. and continues to fight for injured workers' through Bill and his son John.