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Judge Brian Hill

Judge Brian Hill is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and of University of San Francisco School of Law.

  • Superior Court Judge, 2003-Present
  • Presiding Judge, 2011-2012
  • Asst. Presiding Judge, 2009-2010
  • Supervising Criminal Judge, 2005-2010
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney, 1985-2003
  • Brian has prosecuted all major felonies including murder rape, robbery, theft and burglary.
  • Thomas Guerry Award Winner for "Outstanding Overall Performance," 1989
  • Supervisor of District Attorney's Consumer Mediation and Fraud Unit, 1988-90
  • Professor of Constitutional Law, Santa Barbara/Ventura Colleges of Law, 1988-Present
  • Professor of the Year, 1999
  • Guest Lecturer, Catholic University of Lublin (Poland), January 2014
  • Third District Court of Appeal Research Attorney, 1981-84
  • California Supreme Court, Intern 1981
  • First District Court of Appeal, Intern, 1979
  • Rotary Scholar, University of Edinburgh, 1984-85 (Jurisprudence and Criminology)
  • Law School Instructor of courses in: Employment Discrimination, Consumer Law, and Jurisprudence
  • Professional Committees on Child Abuse/Neglect, Gangs & Drugs
  • Vice-President, Little League; Youth Sports Coach

Anacapa Division

Judge Hill

Judge Hill presides over
Dept. 2 in the Santa Barbara
Anacapa Division.
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