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Lawrence H. Hill

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Educational and Professional Background

University of New Mexico (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1969)
University of Connecticut (M.A., 1970)
University of Utah (J.D., 1973)
Board of Editors, Utah Law Review

Admitted to Practice
New Mexico Supreme Court (1973); United States District Court for the District of New Mexico; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Professional Activities and Honors

Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United Stated Army Reserve, Retired; Member: American Bar Association (Litigation Section); New Mexico State Bar; New Mexico Medical Legal Panel; New Mexico Defense Trial Lawyers Association; Albuquerque Bar Association; New Mexico Worker's Compensation Association; Past president, New Mexico Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates; New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee; Defense Research Institute; Participant, New Mexico Bar Foundation Law Related Education; Judge, Mock Court Competition, Albuquerque Public Schools; Speaker and monitor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Speaker, National Business Institute; National Association of Legal Secretaries; Speaker, Lorman Business Institute; Speaker, Workers' Compensation Association. Mr. Hill maintains a AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell*.

2013 -  
Albuquerque, NM: "Lawyer of the Year" - Insurance Law
1981-2019 - Martindale Hubbell Distinguished Rating   
2007-2008, 2010-2019- Top Corporate Insurance Counsel as selected by America's Super Lawyers
2007-2019 - Best Lawyers in America
2019 - America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

Over 46 years experience in civil litigation on bad faith and insurance disputes. Emphasis: Insurance Bad Faith.

*Martindale-Hubbell rating was derived from a lawyer poll or survey.