Richard Hill

Capital Partner

Houston, TX

Richard Hill works at Linebarger’s Houston, Texas office. He has been licensed to practice law in Texas since November 1986. His legal career began as a criminal and civil attorney in the private sector.

In February 1989, Mr. Hill joined the Harris County Attorney’s office as a trial attorney in the Eminent Domain and Ad Valorem Tax Divisions. He was then elevated to Division Chief in November 1991. During his 13-year tenure with the Harris County Attorney’s office. In February 2000, Mr. Hill was unanimously appointed by the Harris County Commissioners Court to serve as Judge of Harris County Civil Court at Law #1. While on the bench, he presided over more than 500 jury and non-jury trials. 

Mr. Hill attended public schools in Orlando, Florida. After graduation from High School in 1971, he served a four-year tour of duty in the United States Air Force, where he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service while serving in Southeast Asia. He graduated from Florida State University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science. He then attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and received a Doctor of Jurisprudence in August 1981. Mr. Hill enjoyed a successful career in sales and marketing as an account executive for several years before applying to the State Bar of Texas for his law license.