Bill Harbison works in corporate law and with trusts and estates. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. He served as President of the Tennessee Bar Association and Nashville Bar Association. He is a Member of the Tennessee Supreme Court Board of Law Examiners and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He is selected by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve on the Board of Professional Responsibility Advisory Committee. Harbison is an active member of Nashville's Belmont United Methodist Church.