Bill strongly believes government officials should operate their offices with a conservative business minded approach. When he took office in 2013, Judge Gravell made it his mission to transform his court in to the most efficient and fiscally conservative office in Texas. Since then, he and his staff have won several statewide and national awards for their efforts.
Since taking office in 2013, Bill and his staff have won several state and national awards for their conservative efforts. In 2013, his office received the award for "Collection Improvement Program of the Year in Texas". In 2015, they were chosen for Tyler Technologies' national “Public Sector Excellence Award”. In 2015, the JP3 office was the first court in Texas to receive the national "Innovation in Business Process in America" award for contributions to the judiciary in technology and court business processes.
In 2015, Bill was appointed to the Texas Judicial Council by Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and later that year was selected “Judge of the Year” in Central Texas. In 2016, he was chosen to be one of 24 county elected officials to attend the Texas Association of Counties leadership school in Texas. From 2016-2017, Judge Gravell served on the teaching faculty for Judges in Texas. In 2017, he was one of 15 Judges chosen in America to attend the National Judicial College for specialty training in the area of Judicial Coaching and Mentoring. Bill also serves as chairman of the Data Committee for the Office of Court Administration and the Criminal Justice Committee. In 2021-2022, Judge Gravell is serving on the teaching faculty for Judges in Texas.
In 2017, Bill Gravell was nominated by the Chief Justice of Texas and voted “2017 Judge of the Year in Texas”.
In 2018, Bill Gravell was elected Williamson County Judge.
Judge Bill Gravell is a lifelong Republican and Williamson County native, growing up in Round Rock. He and his wife Jill have two adult children and five grandchildren. He and his family live in the Georgetown Community and they are active members of Celebration Church in Georgetown.