Hill, Robert C. Jr.
Current Employment Position(s)
Sole Practitioner, since 1982
Robert C. Hill, Jr. has been practicing law in the State of Florida in both state and federal courts since 1977. He was also a Certified Legal Intern for the Dade County (Miami), Florida, State Attorney's Office in 1976-1977. He has been in private practice since July, 1982 after having been a partner in the firm of Engel, Chlipala and Hill in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers, Florida. Currently, his primary areas of practice are in the areas of creditor's rights and criminal law. Mr. Hill provides representation in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, up to the United State Supreme Court. Mr. Hill was admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court in 1981. In the field of creditors' rights, Mr. Hill provides complete legal representation, including but not limited to; bankruptcy litigation, mortgage foreclosures, collections and enforcement of judgments. Mr. Hill also provides hearing coverage for numerous out-of-town firms who have hearings in Lee County FL. Mr. Hill is a recommended attorney by the Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association and has represented numerous new and used car dealers in the Southwest Florida area as well as national and local auto finance companies.
In the field of federal criminal law, Mr. Hill has handled the most serious federal criminal cases in the Southwest Florida region. Here presented Jeffrey Matthews, who blew up the Drug Enforcement Administration Office in Fort Myers and was accused of ordering the murders of a number of federally protected witnesses. Additionally, Mr. Hill represented one of the lead defendants in the Charlotte Correctional Institute case where several state prison guards were charged with torturing an inmate to death.
Special fee arrangements are available for volume hearing and foreclosure sale coverage through our office. We believe the fact that other attorneys and other clients refer the majority of our clients is the surest indication that we are keeping our clients happy.
Areas of Practice
- Plaintiff's Mortgage Foreclosure 50%
- Criminal Defense 20%
- Real Estate Litigation 20%
- Creditor's Rights 10%
- David J. Stern, P.A.
- Century 21 Aaim Realty
- First Bank of Clewiston
- Florida Independent Auto Dealers Association
- The Cafaro Company
- Tempest Recovery Services
- Williams v. State, 500 So.2d 501 (Fla. 1986)
- In re Cluett, 90 B.R. 505 (Bkrtcy.M.D.Fla. 1988)
- Starcher v. Starcher, 391 So.2d 340 (Fla.App. 4 Dist. 1980)
- U. S. v. Prichard, 645 F.2d 854 (C.A.10 (N.M.) 1981)
- New Hampshire Indemnity v. Palm City Corp., 705 50.2d 305 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998)
- Koehler v. Roberts, 661 50.2d 374 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)
West Practice Categories
Banking & Finance Law, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Bankruptcy Law, Collections, Commercial Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights, Debt Discharge, Foreclosures, Garnishment, Commercial Leasing, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Debtor/Creditor, Joint Ventures, Lemon Law, Secured Transactions, Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Warranties, Business Organizations, Business Successions, Closely Held Businesses, Directors' & Officers' Liability, Dissolution, Formation & Business Planning, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Partnerships, Reorganizations, Shareholders' Rights, Civil Rights, Police Misconduct, Constitutional Law, Freedom of Press, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Grand Jury Proceedings, Search & Seizure Protections, Construction Law, Construction Contracts, Construction Liens, Housing & Construction Defects, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug Violations, Federal, Felonies, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, White Collar Crimes, Wage & Hour Laws -- Employer, Elder Law, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Appointment, Trusts, Wills, Insurance Law, Commercial Insurance, Motor Vehicle, Property & Casualty, Litigation & Appeals, Bankruptcy Litigation, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Trial Practice, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, US Supreme Court, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Animal Bites -- Plaintiff, Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff, Defamation & Privacy -- Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Premises Liability -- Plaintiff, Property Damage -- Plaintiff, Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff, Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff, Probate & Estate Administration, Estate Administration, Real Estate Law, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Conveyancing, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord/Tenant, Residential Real Estate, State, Local & Municipal Law
- Florida, 1977
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1980
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1982
- U.S. Federal Court, 1979
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1983
- U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1980
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Lee County Legal Aid Society, 1986 - 1992 (President)
Honors and Awards
- Lee County Legal Aid Society outstanding Service Award, 1984 - 1994
Pro Bono Activities
- On Particular Cases as Selected on Basis of Need, Time and Ability
Past Employment Positions
- Engel, Chlipala & Hill, Partner, 1980 - 1982
- University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida,
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
- St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York,
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: cum laude
- Wachovia Bank , N.A.
- Circumstantial Evidence In Florida Criminal Cases Florida Bar Journal, May, 1987
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