David S. Hill
Clinical Professor of Law
Professor Hill received a B.S. in 1991 and a B.A. in 1992 from the University of Utah. He earned his J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2001, where he was a staff member and articles editor of the Utah Law Review. After graduation from law school, Professor Hill practiced law in Salt Lake City, focusing on complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, and malpractice defense. Professor Hill joined the faculty at the College of Law in 2003.
Professor Hill teaches legal methods and has served as Faculty Director of the College of Law's Academic Support Program since 2005.
Selected Talks and Presentations
Researching and Writing an Effective Memorandum, Workshop for Incoming Judicial Clerks, 2009
Contracts, Legal Institute for Justice Court Judges, 2008-2009
Legal Methods, Legal Institute for Justice Court Judges, 2005-2006
Faculty Director, Academic Support Program, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2005-present
Awards Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2007-present
Chair, Student Career and Professional Development Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2008-present
Admissions Committee, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2006
Honors & Awards
William H. Leary Scholar, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1998-2001
Utah Law Review, Articles Editor, 2000-2001; Staff Member, 1999-2000
Chen v. Stewart, 100 P.3d 1177 (Utah 2004); Chen v. Stewart,123 P.3d 416 (Utah 2005). Second chair on multi-million dollar shareholder dispute. Issues included contempt authority of court, scope of appointment of special master, international discovery and discovery sanctions.
Stewart v. Hennessey, 214 F.Supp.2d 1198 (D. Utah 2002). Second chair on contract breach/fraud claim. Issues included scope of internet-related, personal jurisdiction.
Utah State Bar Association, Member, 2001-present
United States Peace Corps, Volunteer Teacher of English as a Foreign Language, Martfu, Hungary, 1994-1996