Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag will host the Portrait Unveiling of the trailblazing Judge Richard Hill.
On September 13, 2016 at noon, the portrait of Judge Hill will make history and be unveiled at the Harris County Civil Courthouse Ceremonial Courtroom — at 201 Caroline St 17th floor, Houston TX 77002.
Judge Hill was the first African American man to serve as Judge of one of the four Harris County Civil Courts at Law, which have county-wide jurisdiction.
Members of Houston’s legal community, friends, family, and the citizens of Harris County are invited to join us for this history making occasion.
Judge Hill began his legal career in the private sector as a criminal and civil attorney. Later he worked as a trial attorney and Chief of various divisions in the Harris County Attorney’s Office, where I had the pleasure of working with him for a number of years.
In February 2000, Judge Hill was unanimously appointed by the Harris County Commissioners Court to serve as Judge of Harris County Civil Court at Law #1. In June of 2002, Judge Hill joined the law firm of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, where he is a Capital Partner responsible for the oversight of daily operations in representing numerous municipalities and county governmental entities in the Houston/Galveston region.
RSVP for the event on the Court’s website: www.CountyCivilCourt1.com
The current Judge of the court (who is a biracial African American), Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag, said “I am deeply inspired by Judge Hill’s dedication, accomplishments, and humility. I am committed to living up to the legacy of the great judges that have served previously in Harris County Civil Court At-Law No. 1.”