Terrill Hill

City Commission
Title: Mayor
Phone: 386-329-0100
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Terrill L. Hill was born and educated in Palatka, Florida. He is the son of Jerome Hill and Annie Ruth Miller. He is a 1990 graduate of Palatka High School. Upon graduating from Palatka High he earned a football scholarship to Howard University in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration on Marketing, and in 1996, he graduated first in his program with a Master of Science Degree in Athletic Administration/Sport Marketing. In 1996, Attorney Hill received a full scholarship from the Florida Bar Foundation to attend the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. In 1999, Attorney Hill earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida and was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida. In November of 1999, he opened Terrill L. Hill, P.A., in his hometown of Palatka, Florida. This law office specializes in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Criminal, and Medical Malpractice. Attorney Hill is an active member of the National Bar Association, The Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter of the National Bar Association, Putnam County Bar Association, The Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Hatchet Bar Association. His dedication to his community is evidenced by his involvement in organizations such as Young Men With a Purpose mentor group, City of Palatka Code Enforcement Board, Georgia Pacific Community Advisory Board, Save Historic Central Academy CDC, Board of Directors for Partnership for Strong Families, President of Palatka Police Athletic League, Board of Directors for Community Partnership for Children, Board of Directors for St. Johns River State College Foundation, founder of Youth Explosion of Palatka, Inc., Board of Directors for St. Johns Habitat for Humanity, Board of Directors for Putnam Academy of Arts and Sciences Charter School, Putnam County Affordable Housing Coalition, Executive Board of Directors and League General Counsel for Putnam Pop Warner Association, NAACP, and he coaches high school Football and Baseball. Attorney Hill is also a member of Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and was inducted into the Putnam County Black History Hall of Fame. In 2012 Mr. Hill was recognized by the National Bar Association/IMPACT as one of the top forty lawyers under forty. 

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