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Robert Joseph Hills

Robert Joseph Hills

also known as Rob Hills

Practice areas:

Litigation, Criminal Defense

About Me

Rob Hills is an attorney and shareholder in the Peoria law firm Johnson, Bunce & Noble, P.C., where his practice is focused on litigating both criminal and civil matters for his clients.

Mr. Hills is an aggressive and effective attorney with a diverse professional background. He offers his clients highly personalized representation, and works closely with his clients to develop a strategy and goals tailored to their individual needs. He understands that civil lawsuits and criminal charges can bring a high level of stress and uncertainty for his clients, and effectively guiding clients through difficult times is a service that that Mr. Hills is proud of.

He has defended criminal cases ranging from simple traffic violations to federal conspiracies. His experience includes state and federal drug cases, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to deliver, manufacturing and delivering controlled substances, gun crimes, white collar and financial crime, underage drinking, driver license revocations, DUI, fake identification, fugitive charges, gang membership, domestic violence, assault and battery, resisting arrest, and hunting violations.

His civil experience includes foreclosures, evictions, and collections, as well as more complex business litigation and disputed trusts and estates.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Bradley Joseph Osborne

    I endorse Mr. Hills. I was a colleague with Mr. Hills in law school and had the pleasure of serving with him for a limited time on the Business Law Society's Executive Board. I have no doubt that he is a responsible, professional, and compassionate attorney. I would refer friends, family, and colleagues to Mr. Hills.


    Bradley Osborne Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Nosheen Jamil Rathore

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Nosheen Rathore Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Johnson, Bunce & Noble, P.C.

7800 N. Sommer St.
Suite 425
Peoria, IL, 61615


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2014
Outstanding Board MemberThomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical & Clinical Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Federal Criminal Defense AttorneyCJA Panel - U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois2013 - Present
Board of DirectorsHeart of Illinois United Way2012 - Present
Executive Chair, Generation UnitedHeart of Illinois United Way2012 - Present
PartnerJohnson, Bunce & Noble, PC2010 - Present
Law ClerkUnited States Department of Transportation2010 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Abraham Lincoln American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2014 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2010 - Present
Peoria County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
American Pest Control v. J.R.N/A
Lorance v. LoranceTrial Judgment Affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Transportation Committee Quarterly: Spring 2010, Vol. 3, No. 2U.S. Department of Transportation Joins Global Relief Efforts in HaitiN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
DePaul UniversityCommerceBS - Bachelor of Science2005

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
The Nuts & Bolts of Trial PracticeJury Selection in Illinois Courts2015
The Nuts & Bolts of Trial PracticeBasic Trial Presentation2015
BNI Chapter MeetingsFrequent speaker on various legal topics2014
WTVP 47- At IssueYoung Volunteers2013
BNI Chapter MeetingsFrequent speaker on various legal topics2013

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