Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law Montgomery & Auburn/Opelika, AL

C. Richard Hill Jr.


(334) 241-8043


Rick Hill is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation section. His practice focuses on civil rights defense law and administrative law. Rick’s civil rights defense law practice focuses on defending Alabama counties and their officials, sheriff’s offices and their employees, as well as state agencies and officials in litigation. His administrative law practice focuses primarily on representing large industrial consumers, telecommunications, and electric companies before the Alabama Public Service Commission.

Rick attended college at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, before completing his studies at The University of Alabama School of Law. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1999 and worked as a staff attorney for Judge William C. Thompson on the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.

Rick has tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal court and has numerous published opinions. He is married, has two children, and is a member of First United Methodist Church, Montgomery.


J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1999

B.A., Washington and Lee University, 1996

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1999

Admitted To Practice

U. S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court of Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Judicial Clerkship

Clerk, Judge William C. Thompson, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Alabama State Bar – Insurance Programs Committee

Defense Research Institute

American Inns of Court, Hugh Maddox Chapter

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

p: (334) 241-8043

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Legal Assistant

Nancy LeGear

p: (334) 241-8025

f: (334) 323-8888


Trudi Letchworth

p: (334) 241-8087

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