Biography of Attorney

Atlanta Immigration Attorney

Attorney Peter Reed Hill was born in Rhinebeck, New York, in 1957. He has lived abroad in Barcelona, Spain, 1973-1974, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany in 1976, and in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, as a special exchange student in the summer of 1978.

Mr. Hill has 25 years of experience in immigration and criminal law. He is uniquely qualified to handle both areas of law; particularly as one affects the other. In addition, he has extensive Federal Court experience challenging arbitrary immigration decisions.  He is the author of the immigration law section of the leading treatise of Georgia State Criminal Law: “Daniel’s Georgia Criminal Trial Practice.” Mr. Hill has been a presenter at numerous conferences and seminars. The most recent of which were at the Atlanta Bar Association Criminal Section at the prestigious Jones Day Law Firm, at the Federal Public Defenders Annual Seminar at the State Bar of Georgia, and a training session for the Fulton County Public Defenders.

Peter Hill and his wife, Joanne have been residents of the Atlanta area since the mid ’80’s, where they raised their two sons. He is an avid fly fisherman and golfer. He is a frequent guest on Spanish speaking radio and has appeared on television shows speaking both Spanish and Russian.

Education:

B.A., International Studies, Reed College, Portland, Oregon 1979

M.I.M, now M.B.A., Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona, 1982

J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1988

Attorney Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1988

Georgia Court of Appeals, 1988

Georgia Supreme Court, 1988

U.S. District Court for Northern District of Georgia, 1988

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1988

U.S. Supreme Court, 2000