Van Galen Hilley

Van Galen Hilley

Experienced Texas Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Appeals & Appellate...
  • Texas
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Summary

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
  • DUI & DWI
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
5th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
- Current
Education
University Of Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1968)
Honors: Graduated with Honors
Awards
Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly
2003-2006
San Antonio's Best Lawyers
Scene in SA Monthly
2004-2006
Professional Associations
Member
Phi Delta Phi
Current
Several Past Leadership Positions (see notes)
San Antonio Bar Association
- 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
Member
Texas State Bar # 09674000
- Current
Member, Board of Directors
Texas State Bar
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Websites & Blogs
Website
San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorneys - Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
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Contact & Map
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 226-6465
Telephone: (210) 226-1463