Jack P. Hill

Jack P. Hill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.
 | 2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: 561-686-6300
Fax: 561-383-9424
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

JACK P. HILL played football at Yale University, earned all-Ivy and all-American academic honors, and served as a felony prosecutor in the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s office before joining Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA. 

A native of Palm Beach County who attended the Benjamin School in North Palm Beach, Mr. Hill handled dozens of jury trials as an Assistant State Attorney, prosecuting crimes ranging from DUI to first degree felonies punishable by life in prison. His successful prosecution of one of the first post-September 11 airport security cases attracted national media attention and was covered and aired by Court TV. 

As an SDSBS shareholder, Mr. Hill’s practice focuses on automobile and trucking negligence, product liability, and medical malpractice. Since joining the firm, Mr. Hill has secured many million- and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Mr. Hill’s highest jury verdict to date was in excess of $30 million in a medical malpractice case.  Mr. Hill has been named in the Best Lawyers in America and the Florida Super Lawyers publications since 2013. He has been recognized by both South Florida Legal Guide and Super Lawyers as a rising star in the field of personal injury. Mr. Hill is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 under 40” for Florida. 

Mr. Hill is admitted to each of the three federal district courts in Florida. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and the Palm Beach County Justice Association, where he has served as a board member from 2006 to 2012.  Mr. Hill also serves on the Yale University Alumni Schools Committee. 

Mr. Hill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at Yale. He received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law, with honors. At his induction into The Florida Bar, having achieved the highest score on The Florida Bar exam, he delivered the response on behalf of newly-admitted lawyers before the Fourth District Court of Appeals. 

About Jack Hill

Admitted: 2002, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.searcylaw.com/attorneys/jack-p-hill/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs, West Palm Beach (2020). Has been selected by Best Lawyers in America from 2013-present, Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers of America, 2020
  • Top Attorneys in Florida - Miami Magazine (2015), Top Attorneys in Florida, Miami Magazine, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Palm Beach County Justice Association (On the Board of Directors from 2006-2012)
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. (Board of Directors from 2017-present)
  • Florida Bar - 2002 to present Delivered the “Response on Behalf of Newly Admitted Lawyers” at the Induction Proceedings in May of 2002 before the Fourth District Courtof Appeal. Selection was based on Bar Exam results.
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • United States District Court – Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Florida Bar Board Certification in Civil Trial Law (2018-Present)
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers - Civil Practice (2016-2017); Florida Top 40 under 40 (2012-2015)
  • Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Top 25 (2018), 2018
  • American Institute of Trial Lawyers – Litigator of the Year – Personal Injury Law (2020), 2020
  • Litigation Counsel of America – Fellow – The Trial Lawyers Honorary Society (2020 – Present)

Educational Background:

  • Yale University, New Haven, CT - Bachelor or Arts, Political Science 35 G.P.A. James Gordon Bennet Prize for International Relations (1997) Varsity Football Letterman (1994-1996) First Team All-Ivy League (1996) Academic All-Ivy League (1996) T.E.-CoSida District 1 Academic All-American (1996), 1997
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, FL - Juris Doctor (with honors) Book Award for Trial Practice, Spring 2000 Honors: Legal Research and Writing, Spring 1999 Teaching Assistant: Appellate Advocacy and Legal Research and Writing Trial Team: T.L.A. National Finals Competition Participant, Spring 2001, 2001
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Office Location for Jack P. Hill

2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

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Last Updated: 3/29/2021

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