T. Robert Hill
The founder of the firm, T. Robert Hill is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee. He began practicing law in Dyersburg in 1969 and moved to Jackson in 1974.
Mr. Hill is a member of the American Association for Justice. He completed the National College of Trial Advocacy Advanced Course in 1982 and the National College of Trial Advocacy Ultimate Course in 1997, at Harvard University. He is active in the Tennessee Association for Justice and from 1971 through 1984 served on its Board of Governors. From 1973 to 1977, he held the offices of Secretary and Vice President of the Association and in 1978 was elected President. In 1984, Mr. Hill was elected to Life Membership in TAJ. Mr. Hill currently serves as the Chairman of the Madison County Democratic Party.
Mr. Hill has contributed numerous articles to various trial lawyer publications including Ready for the Plaintiff and Trial Magazine. He regularly speaks at seminars on personal injury litigation. He is a member of the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association.
In 1994, Mr. Hill was trial counsel in a case which resulted in one of the largest Tennessee jury verdicts for a single injury ($6,516,000). He was also lead counsel in McIntyre vs. Ballentine, a history-making appellate case that adopted comparative fault in Tennessee.
Mr. Hill is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In 1995, he became one of the first lawyers certified in Tennessee as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. His primary cases involve nursing home neglect, product liability and medical malpractice.
Mr. Hill is married to Tamara, who is also a civil trial attorney. Together they have five children: Robert, Evie, Kathryn, Chelsea and Chandler and nine grandchildren. The grandchildren are Anna, Joshua, Nicolas, Emma, Carter, Audrey, Kieran, Ashlyn and Landon. Robert enjoys photography, traveling and playing chess and golf. He is an avid “Big Orange” football and Lady Vols basketball fan.