Biography

Attorney Hill has been working for towns, non-profits, neighbors, and other ordinary people in need of legal assistance in state and federal courts since 1987. 

She’s served on her town Selectboard, worked as a zoning administrator, represented environmental citizen’s groups all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court opposing commercial development on National Forest land, fought the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant and the James Bay hydropower project, defended hundreds of people accused of crimes in state and federal court and on appeal, and written dozens of municipal bylaws. 

She’s won a Student Inspiration Award from Vermont Law School, several NENPA awards for law and policy journalism, and was a finalist for the NRA’s Sybil Luddington Award. She plays fiddle in the Irish-American band O’hAnleigh and is an amateur blacksmith and passionate gardener.