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Steven L. Hill

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Mediator/Arbitrator
American Board of Trial Advocates
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent | Peer rated for highest Level of professional Excellence 2023
Rated by Super Lawyers Steven L. Hill | 10 Years


Steve has been an attorney for more than 25 years. He established his own law office in 1999 to advocate for injured people and their families. Prior to that, he practiced law at Kottkamp & O'Rourke, LLP, beginning in 1994. He is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in Oregon.

He is a member of the American Association for Justice, a member and former board member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Oregon State Bar and 6th Judicial Bar District Association. Steve is recognized as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the state by Oregon Super Lawyers, which evaluates attorneys on peer recognition and professional achievement.

Outside the office, Steve spends time with his family and loves reading, traveling, skiing, following his beloved Minnesota Vikings and volunteering.  Steve is a member of Rotary International, which is focused on worldwide service efforts such as the eradication of polio. He is a past president of the Pendleton Rotary Club, and he organized a trip that allowed 20 Rotarians to travel to China and meet with the Beijing and Shanghai Rotary clubs.

Steve earned his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in English from Oberlin College. He was born in Chicago, raised in Minneapolis and is raising two children with his wife Jane.


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor
  • Oberlin College
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: English

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1993

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Member and Former Board Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Member
  • 6th Judicial Bar District Association, Member


  • Selected to the Oregon Super Lawyers list, 2014 - 2022
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • One of the Top Personal Injury Lawyers in the State, Oregon Super Lawyers

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member, Rotary International
  • Past President, Pendleton Rotary Club
  • Member, Professional Liability Fund Board of Directors, Present

Past Positions

  • Kottkamp & O'Rourke, LLP, 1994 to 1999