Meet Brian Hill

Brian graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in political science. He then earned his Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, graduating cum laude. He received a Certificate of Merit in Estate Planning and an Honors Scholarship while at Cooley Law School. The certificate of merit is given to the student who earns the highest grade in their class in that subject.


Brian clerked with the Monroe County, Michigan Probate Court and the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, dealing with white collar crime. Prior to Law School, Brian worked for the Travis County District Clerk’s Office and had a career in banking.

Bar Admissions

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2015

Texas, 2014


Certified Legal Specialties

Probate and Guardianship Ad Litem Certification, by the State Bar of Texas Minimum Continuing Legal Education.


Western Michigan  Cooley Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

J.D. cum laude – 2013

Law Review: Western Michigan Cooley Law Review, Senior Associate Editor, 2012 – 2013

University of Texas, Arlington, Texas

B.A. – 2005

Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

Estate Planning, Certificate of Merit, 2013, Western Michigan Cooley Law School

Professional Associations and Memberships

Denton County Young Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 2016-2017

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Elder Law Committee, Co-Chair 2017

Dallas Bar Association, Probate, and Memorial and History Committee, Member

Dallas LGBT Bar Association, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair

State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section Member

State Bar of Texas, LGBT Law Section, Council Member

Texas Guardianship Association, Member

Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

James H. Horton Law Firm, PC, Attorney

Law Offices of Brian Hill PLLC, Attorney

Monroe County Probate Court, Law Clerk

United States Department of Justice – Antitrust Division, Law Clerk

Travis County District Clerk, Court Clerk II


Pro Bono Activities and Volunteer Work

City of Irving, Advisory Committee on Disabilities, Place 6, 2016-2018

City of Irving, Teen Court Judge, 2017

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Texas Probate & Guardianship Ad Litem’s Facebook Page, Founder & Moderator

*Brian is not certified in any area of the law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization