Matthew J. Hill

Top rated family law attorney in Spicewood, Texas

Eggleston Law Firm, PC
Matthew J. Hill
Eggleston Law Firm, PC

Practice Areas: Family law, Alternative dispute resolution, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2006

Education: St. Mary's University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

Eggleston Law Firm, PC

5324 Reimers-Peacock Rd
Building 1 Unit B
Spicewood, TX 78669 Visit website

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A skilled and industrious family law attorney, Matthew J. Hill is a partner at the law firm Eggleston Law Firm, PC, based in Austin, Texas. He serves the areas of San Marcos, Austin, Bee Cave, Spicewood, New Braunfels, Travis County, Williamson County and Hays County. He is licensed to practice in Texas since 2006 and his areas of practice include:

  • Family law
  • High net worth divorce
  • Child support
  • Custody and visitation litigation

Mr. Hill has a unique approach to cases, which has often proven beneficial to his clients. With an ability to think unconventionally, he has defended his clients in federal cases that were resolved in their favor. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Mr. Hill graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in 2002. He received his Juris Doctor in 2006 from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. He was a recipient of the dean’s scholarship during his years in law school.

He has the highest rating of “Superb” on Avvo and an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He was listed among the Top Family Law Lawyers by San Antonio Scene Magazine. He is considered a well-known speaker at seminars and is a member of the Phi Delta Phi fraternity, an international legal honor society.

A former member of the board of directors of the Hays County Bar Association, Mr. Hill is a member of several legal associations such as the Austin Bar Association, the Hays County Bar Association, the Comal County Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Association – Family Law Section, and the State Bar of Texas – Family Law, Dispute Resolution and Appellate Sections. He is a fellow of the Texas Bar College. He also now serves on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas as the elected representative of District 15.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family law, Alternative dispute resolution, Appellate

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Father's rights, Arbitration, Mediation, Appeals

  • 80% Family law
  • 10% Alternative dispute resolution
  • 10% Appellate

First Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://lonestarlawfirm.com/personnel/matthew-hill/

Honors/Awards:
  • Super Lawyers, Family Law, Texas Monthly, 2021-2022, Super Lawyers
  • Texas' Outstanding Young Lawyers, Rising Stars, Texas Monthly, 2019-2020, Super Lawyers
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018 - 2022, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Peer Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 5%, America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2019-2022, American Registry
  • America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2017 - 2018, American Registry
  • Rated 10.0 "Superb" by Avvo, 2016 - 2022, Avvo
  • Avvo Rated, 2014 - 2016, Avvo
  • Top Family Law Lawyers, San Antonio Scene Magazine, 2015, 2017 - 2019, San Antonio Scene Magazine
  • Best S.A. Lawyers, “Family Law”, San Antonio Scene Magazine, 2015, San Antonio Scene Magazine
  • Lead Counsel Rated/Peer Recommended, Family Law, Leadcounsel.org, 2012-2022, Leadcounsel.org
  • Recipient, Dean's Scholarship, St. Mary's University School of Law, 2003 - 2004
  • Distinguished Student, College of Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University, Fall 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Director for District 15, State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 2022 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, District 15 Grievance Committee, 15-4 Panel Chair, 2020 – 2022
  • Texas Bar College, Fellow
  • Current Maintaining Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2021 - present 
  • Hays County Bar Association Board of Directors, (Director, 2013-2018)
  • American Bar Association, Family Law, Dispute Resolution, and Litigation Sections
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas, 2007  
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2007
  • Texas, 2006
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Comal County Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Family Law Foundation, 2014-2019
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
  • Member, Hays County Bar Association, 2007 - present
  • Member, American Bar Association (Litigation, Dispute Resolution, and Family Law Sections), 2006 - 2019
  • San Antonio Bar Association (Family Law Section since 2011), 2008
  • Member, State Bar of Texas (Appellate, Dispute Resolution, and Family Law Sections), 2006
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2011-2012
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Received Certificate of Completion of 30 Hour Advanced Family Law Mediation Training, TMTR Approved Course/Program, A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, University of Houston Law Center, March 2015
  • Received Certificate of Completion of 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training, TMTR Approved Course/Program, Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, University of Texas School of Law, December 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker on the topic "How to Use the Internet to Get Information For Your Case" at the Family Law Essentials 2013 CLE Seminar, San Marcos, Texas, State Bar Of Texas Family Law Section (course Sponsor), September 25, 2013 (SBOT Approved CLE)
  • Making your joint child custody arrangement in Texas work, May 2013
  • Texas family law: pros and cons of pro se divorce and divorce forms, August 2013
  • Gay marriage cases again bring debate to Texas, January 2014
  • Are you considering a divorce? Are you prepared for the changes?, March 2014
  • Speaker/Presenter on the topic "Navigating the Spine Chilling Waters of the "New" Rule 21" at the 2014 Hays County Bench Bar Conference, October 30, 2014, Dripping Springs, Texas (SBOT Approved Ethics CLE -- Course No. 901303104), Hays County Bar Association (course Sponsor), www.texasbar.com/AM/CustomSource/Wrapper/members/onlinetools/coursedetail.asp?courseid=901303104, 2014
  • Speaker/Panel Member on the topic "Professionalism for Lawyers" at the 2015 Hays, Caldwell and Comal County Bench Bar Conference, October 1, 2015, Dripping Springs, Texas (SBOT Approved Ethics CLE -- Course No. 901327609), (course Sponsor), 2015
  • Speaker/Author: “Professionalism – Avoiding the Big One,” SABA Family Law Section, sanantoniobar.site-ym.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=702845&group=, 2016
  • Presenter/Speaker: “The Ethics of Fee Agreements and Firm Bank Accounts,” Hays-Caldwell County Young Lawyer’s Association, Hays-Caldwell County Young Lawyer's Association, December 2015
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2011, 2021
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Bachelor of Science, Political Science, 2002

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Greatest Legal Mind Eva”

“Matthew HIll carries a passon in his advocacy that cannot be forgotten. Regardless the case, or the adversity in the case, he works ceaselessly to resolve it. Out of the attorneys I have worked across the isle from, he is always responsive; this is refreshing considering many of us in this industry are often very busy.”

Office location for Matthew J. Hill

5324 Reimers-Peacock Rd
Building 1 Unit B
Spicewood, TX 78669

Phone: 800-524-0139

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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