Van Galen Hilley

Van Galen Hilley

Experienced Texas Criminal Defense Attorney
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With more than 40 years of experience as a dedicated criminal defense attorney, Van Hilley confidently represents individuals from across Texas who have been charged with criminal offenses. He has diligently served as a respected member of Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley through many complex and high profile cases, ranging from misdemeanor drug crimes to felony white collar fraud offenses. His many awards and leadership roles have made him an esteemed member of the legal community. In addition to practicing law throughout Texas courts, Mr. Hilley also is licensed to appear before the U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit and the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas. He has held numerous positions in legal organizations, including serving the San Antonio Bar Association in many capacities, including the President and Chairman of both the Criminal Law Committee and Chairman of the Federal Courts Committee. Mr. Hilley's hard work and passion for his field have been recognized through numerous awards, including being selected by his peers as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in the Scene in San Antonio magazine poll in 2005. He has also been named a Texas Super Lawyer each year since 2003.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    White Collar Crime
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
- Current
University Of Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1968)
Honors: Graduated with Honors
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Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly
San Antonio's Best Lawyers
Scene in SA Monthly
Professional Associations
Phi Delta Phi
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San Antonio Bar Association
Several Past Leadership Positions (see notes)
- Current
Activities: Has served as the President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Member of the Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee and Federal Courts Committee
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Texas State Bar  # 09674000
- Current
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Texas State Bar
Member, Board of Directors
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Websites & Blogs
San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorneys - Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
Contact & Map
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Toll-Free: (800) 226-6465
Telephone: (210) 226-1463
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