Current Employment Position:
Managing Shareholder, Hill & Ponton, P.A.
Area of Practice:
Veterans Disability Law and Social Security Law
National Organization of Veteran’s Advocates. Currently serving on the Board of Directors as Treasurer
National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives
Recent Speaking Engagements:
Winning a VA Appeal in the Regional Office
VA C&P exams
Providence, Rhode Island
VA rating & effective dates
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims panel with the Honorable Magaret Bartley
San Diego, California.
VA compensation issues with National Guard and Reservists claims
Basics of a VA service connected compensation claim
VA: What is Ischemic Heart Disease
A Guide to VA Compensation
Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Anne C. Conway,
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Bar Association Memberships:
Florida Bar Association
University of Florida, BA Cum Laude
University of Florida School of Law, JD Cum Laude
Elected to the academic honorary fraternity Phi Beta Kappa
Received Book Award in Trial Practice at the Levin School of Law
Mr. Hill focuses his practice on representing the disabled veterans. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Washington D.C. Bar. He is licensed to practice before the United States District Court in and for the Middle District of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He represents veterans and their dependents across the nation.
In addition to representing the disabled, Mr. Hill is a recognized authority on VA law. He has authored several books on VA service connected benefits. Mr. Hill gives presentations across the nation on VA disability compensation. He is the treasurer for the board of directors of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA).
Mr. Hill attended the University of Florida and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish in 2002. He was elected into Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Cum Laude. He attended law school at the University of Florida and was awarded the book award in Trial Practice. He earned his law degree in 2005. Before attending the University of Florida, Mr. Hill spent a year in Uruguay where he became fluent in Spanish.
After graduating law school, Mr. Hill was a Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Anne C. Conway, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. While working for Judge Conway, Mr. Hill drafted orders, researched complex legal issues, and attended trials and hearings. Mr. Hill also assisted Judge Conway when she sat by designation with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia