CHRISTI HILL received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Distinction in Political Science from San Diego State University. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Hill interned with the Jury Selection Specialist at the San Diego Federal Defenders. She then received her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. In addition to being a member of the Employment & Labor Law Society, Ms. Hill was a Distinguished Advocate for the Lynch Appellate Oral Argument Competition. Further, Ms. Hill was a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and is currently a member of the California Applicant’s Attorney Association.
After being admitted to the State Bar of California, Ms. Hill began her practice as a civil litigation attorney focusing on employment and family law. As an attorney, she handled a wide variety of claims and gained experience in drafting legal documents, settlement negotiation and drafting and responding to discovery. She also made numerous appearances including Request for Orders, Family Resolution Conferences, Criminal Arraignments and Sentencings, Domestic Violence Restraining Order Hearings and Labor Commissioner Trials.
Ms. Hill has been practicing Workers’ Compensation Law since 2014. She has successfully represented clients at the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board including appearances at Mandatory Settlement Conferences, Priority Conferences, Status Conferences, Expedited Hearings and Trials. Ms. Hill also has experience attending Case Management Conferences, Orders to Show Cause and Ex Parte hearings. Her aggressive litigation style and strong negotiation skills have helped her secure many favorable settlements for clients over the years.
Ms. Hill is an attorney in the San Diego office of Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela and Brown.