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John Hill has been representing injured individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area for over thirty-five years. John is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy. His areas of practice include Personal Injury Law; Wrongful Death; Products Liability Law; Medical Malpractice; Premises Liability; Employment Litigation; Torts; General Civil Trial Practice; and Commercial Litigation. John is a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Hill is a member of ABOTA (The American Board of Trial Advocates).

Education

  • J.D., University of Chicago, 1969
  • B.A., University of Illinois, 1962
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Certificate from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution for 42 hours of training in Mediating the Litigated Case

Recognitions & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated for over 34 years
  • Super Lawyer for 8 years in category of “ Personal Injury Plaintiff: General”
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2013
  • Charter Member – Presidents Club American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • The Mel Award 2013 – Belli Society – “Advocate, Teacher and a Giant of the Trial Bar”

Memberships

  • The American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Belli Society (Past President)

Certified Specialist

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy
 Admissions
  • California, 1970
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court