Robert Hill, Jr. ’82 Named Chief Public Defender
At the April 14th City County Council meeting, the Council chose Robert Hill, Jr., ’82 to succeed David E. Cook, ’77 as head of the Marion County public defender agency. Hill will now oversee the office which employs 160 full-time employees and 100 contract lawyers, has a $20-million-budget, and currently faces a caseload of about 37,000 per year.
Hill was a partner at
Cook is returning to private practice at Gresk & Singleton LLP, where he handles immigration or naturalization cases . He was chosen as an Indiana Super Lawyer ® in 2007 and 2008.