Born and raised in Wenatchee, Washington, Bill Forsberg came to Rexburg, Idaho to attend Ricks College in 1970. Bill graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Business Administration in 1974. In 1978, he graduated with honors from J. Reuben Clark Law School.
Bill is admitted to practice before all courts of the state of Idaho, the Federal District Court for the District of Idaho, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Tax Court. He has also served as a Marine Corps Judge Advocate.
While at Ricks he met and married his wife, Colleen. Bill and Colleen have six daughters and fourteen grandchildren.