Current Practice:

Associate Attorney


Courts Admitted to Practice:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

All Pennsylvania Courts


Professional Memberships:

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Tioga County Bar Association

Current Tioga County Bar Treasurer


Community Activities:

Member of Tioga County Planning Commission

Deacon of Wellsboro Bible Church



Pennsylvania School Boards Association

Pennsylvania Solicitors Association

Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs

Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors

Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association


Billy Stokes graduated from Houghton College in 2005 with a B.S. in Computer Science.  He attended the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where he received a J.D. in 2009, magna cum laude.  While at Dickinson, he was elected to membership in the School's Corpus Juris Society, and was employed as an intern for the Honorable Judge Christopher C. Connor of the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  

Since graduation, Billy has practiced law in Wellsboro as an associate in the law firm of Cox, Stokes & Lantz P.C.  Billy’s current areas of focus are real estate transactions and litigation, civil litigation, domestic law, criminal law, workers' compensation, personal injury, oil and gas law, creation of LLCs, and wills and estates.