Hill, Melissa

150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602

Updated: 08/20/2017

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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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law and Business Crimes Defense
  • Licensing Boards Discipline
  • Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1988
  • U.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)

Honors

  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America®, 2010 - 2018
  • Top rating (AV®) in Martindale Hubbell

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 - 2018
  • Top rating (AV®) in Martindale Hubbell

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Address

150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602

Fax

  • 919-829-1583

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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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150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602