National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Van G Hilley
About Van G Hilley
As a criminal defense attorney with over 40 years of experience, Van G. Hilley confidently defends individuals from across the State who have face charges ranging from misdemeanors to felonies in both state and federal court. With a tireless dedication to providing personal service and an aggressive defense for each client, he defends to future of those wrongfully accused throughout Texas. Mr. Hil... read more »
As a criminal defense attorney with over 40 years of experience, Van G. Hilley confidently defends individuals from across the State who have face charges ranging from misdemeanors to felonies in both state and federal court. With a tireless dedication to providing personal service and an aggressive defense for each client, he defends to future of those wrongfully accused throughout Texas.
Mr. Hilley has been a member of Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, a law firm widely respected throughout Texas, for decades,. He has taken on complex and challenging cases including white collar crimes, violent offenses, and a host of other situations, gaining experience in every area of criminal defense. He is currently licensed to practice law in all state courts throughout Texas, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit and the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas.
As an active member of the legal community who passionately dedicates his efforts to both the present and future of criminal defense, Mr. Hilley has served in leadership positions in several organizations, including having filled several roles in the San Antonio Bar Association, such as a Member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee and Chairman of the Federal Courts Committee. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Texas State Bar.
Among the awards granted to Mr. Hilley, he has been named a Texas Super Lawyer since 2003, and he was voted one of the Top 10 Lawyers in San Antonio by his peers in the Scene in San Antonio magazine poll in 2005.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||S1||10.00%|
|Criminal Appellate Law||S1||10.00%|
|Firearm and Weapon Charges||S1||10.00%|
|White Collar Crime||S1||10.00%|
|Texas||Member in Good Standing||1975|
|Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley||present|
|University of Texas School of Law, Austin||J.D.||1970|
|University of Texas at Austin||B.A.||1968|
|Board of Directors||Texas State Bar||2008|
|President||San Antonio Bar Association||2002 – 2003|
|Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
Awards and Recognitions
|Texas Super Lawyer||Texas Monthly||2003|
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