James P. Hill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Tassone, Dreicer & Hill
 | 1833 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-717-4381
Fax: 904-396-3349
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Family Law (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney James P. Hill is a partner with the Tassone Law firm in Jacksonville, Florida. Serving the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the state, Mr. Hill provides exceptional, effective advocacy and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Criminal defense for all types of felonies and misdemeanors in state and federal courts

·        Post-conviction litigation

·        Personal injury

·        Family law and divorce

·        General civil litigation

·        Appeals

A 2005 graduate of East Carolina University, Mr. Hill attended Florida Coastal School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009. While attending law school, he also completed international dispute resolution studies at the Sapienza University of Rome in 2008. Mr. Hill received his license to practice from The Florida Bar in 2009, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Hill has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients. In all cases, he works hard to help protect their constitutional rights and increase their chances of securing the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

Personable and responsive, Mr. Hill provides timely updates to his clients regarding the status of their cases, and he strives to put his clients' minds at ease by addressing their questions and concerns promptly while delivering the quality advice they need to make the best-informed decisions about the matters that affect their cases.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Hill holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as top ratings on Avvo. He also received the Pro Bono Award from the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association in 2013 for his selfless contributions to those less fortunate across his region, and he has served as a pro bono attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid since 2010.

Among his other professional affiliations, Mr. Hill is a member of the Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also an associate member of the Family Law American Inn of Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Family Law


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Rising Stars: 2019

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About James Hill

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://tassonelaw.com/james-hill/


  • Awarded the AV Preeminent rating in 2018 for highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards., AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2019
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Inns of the Court, Family Law
  • The Florida Bar, Admitted 2009
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • East Carolina University, Dual Degree in public relations and print journalism, 2005
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Office Location for James P. Hill

1833 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone: 904-717-4381

Fax: 904-396-3349

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Last Updated: 1/14/2021

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