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Melissa Hill - Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Criminal Law and Business Crimes Defense Lawyer
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
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Melissa HillLawyer Overview

Melissa Hill is a native of Asheville, North Carolina. She received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984. She also attended law school at UNC, where she was admitted to the Order of the Coif, was on the North Carolina Law Review and received her J.D. with honors in 1987.

Ms. Hill is the author of Tennessee v. Garner - The Use of Deadly Force to Arrest as an Unreasonable Search and Seizure, 65 N.C.L...

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Melissa Hill is a native of Asheville, North Carolina. She received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984. She also attended law school at UNC, where she was admitted to the Order of the Coif, was on the North Carolina Law Review and received her J.D. with honors in 1987.

Ms. Hill is the author of Tennessee v. Garner - The Use of Deadly Force to Arrest as an Unreasonable Search and Seizure, 65 N.C.L. Rev. 155 (1986); and Branch Banking & Trust Company v. Wright - Creditors Rights to Entireties Property Awarded to Nondebtor Spouse Upon Divorce, 64 N.C.L. Rev. 1471 (1986).

Ms. Hill joined Tharrington Smith in 1987 and practices criminal and civil litigation in state and federal courts in North Carolina as well as in other states. She has earned the top rating (AV®) in Martindale Hubbell. She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the American, North Carolina, and Wake County bar associations, and formerly served as an officer on the North Carolina Bar Association's Criminal Justice Council.

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Practice Areas
Criminal Law and Business Crimes DefenseLicensing Boards DisciplineLitigation
Current Employment Position(s)
Attorney
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
North Carolina, 1987U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1988U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1987
Other Affiliations
North Carolina Advocates for Justice (Member) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member) Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers (Member) National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member) American Bar Association (Member) North Carolina Bar Association (Member) Wake County Bar Association (Member)
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1987
J.D.
Honors: Order of the Coif
Law Review: North Carolina Law Review
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Chapel Hill, NC, 1984
B.A.
Honors: magna cum laude
Fraternities and Sororities
Phi Beta Kappa
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Honors
Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America®, 2010 - 2018Top rating (AV®) in Martindale Hubbell
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Office Information
Address
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone
919-821-4711
Fax
919-829-1583
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Publication
Articles
Tennessee v. Garner - The Use of Deadly Force to Arrest as an Unreasonable Search and Seizure, 65 N.C.L. Rev. 155, 1986
Branch Banking & Trust Company v. Wright - Creditors Rights to Entireties Property Awarded to Nondebtor Spouse Upon Divorce, 64 N.C.L. Rev. 1471, 1986
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