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Welcome to the office of Attorney Robert J. Hills. My practice is concentrated on litigation and trial work in the areas of criminal defense, civil rights, employment law, and general business disputes. 

Our legal team is focused on top-notch representation and client satisfaction. We are devoted to our clients and their cases, and we work hard to achieve results. 


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Contact info

Johnson, Bunce & Noble, P.C.

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

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
    3 years
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
    3 years
  3. General Practice: 20%
    5 years
  4. Employment: 15%
    1 year
  5. Civil Rights: 15%
    1 year



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • William Wytte Phillip Atkins

    Rob and I tried a jury trial together resulting in a not guilty verdict for our client. Rob is a skilled trial lawyer who regularly litigates cases for his clients and did admirable work for our client in this particular case.


    William Atkins Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert James Hanauer

    I endorse this lawyer. I have seen Rob achieve extraordinary results for his clients. He will be there to fight for you.


    Robert Hanauer Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Emerging LawyerLeading Lawyers Magazine2015
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
PartnerJohnson, Bunce & Noble, PC2010 - Present
Board of DirectorsHeart of Illinois United Way2012 - 2014
Executive Chair, Generation UnitedHeart of Illinois United Way2012 - 2014
Law ClerkUnited States Department of Transportation2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
Abraham Lincoln American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2014 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2010 - Present
Peoria County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2015
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 Haiti2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
DePaul University College of LawCommerceBS - 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
Street LawThe Fourth Amendment - Search & Seizure2015
BNI Chapter MeetingsFrequent speaker on various legal topics2014
WTVP 47- At IssueYoung Volunteers2013
BNI Chapter MeetingsFrequent speaker on various legal topics2013