With over 40 years of experience as a dedicated criminal defense attorney, Van Hilley confidently represents individuals from across Texas who have been charged with criminal offenses. He has diligently served as a respected member of Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley through many complex and high profile cases, ranging from misdemeanor drug crimes to felony white collar crime offenses. His many awards and leadership roles have made him an esteemed member of the legal community.
In addition to practicing law throughout Texas courts, Mr. Hilley is also licensed to appear before the U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit and the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas. He has held numerous positions in legal organizations, including serving the San Antonio Bar Association in many capacities, including the President and Chairman of both the Criminal Law Committee and Chairman of the Federal Courts Committee.
Mr. Hilley's hard work and passion for his field have been recognized through numerous awards, including being selected by his peers as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in the Scene in San Antonio magazine poll in 2005. He has also been named a Texas Super Lawyer each year since 2003.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1971||10/19/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Texas Super Lawyer||Texas Monthly||2006|
|San Antonio's Best Lawyers||Scene in SA Monthly||2006|
|Partner, Attorney||Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley||1971 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas State Bar||Member, Board of Directors||2006 - 2008|
|San Antonio Bar Association||Past President, Among other Leadership Positions||2002 - 2003|
|Phi Delta Phi||Member||N/A|
|University of Texas School of Law||N/A||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||1970|
|University of Texas System, Austin||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1968|