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Judge Troy K. Hill

Governor Wes Moore appointed Troy K. Hill to the Circuit Court for Baltimore City on Friday, December 15, 2023.


Before his judicial appointment, Judge Hill served as a Baltimore City Circuit Court Family Magistrate, where he conducted a variety of hearings in child welfare and delinquency cases; he served as a government attorney with the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, where he provided legal advice, guidance and training to agency counsel and case workers; and he served as a public interest attorney with the Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., where he represented children in child welfare cases.


Judge Hill is a dedicated public servant. Through the Maryland Judiciary, Judge Hill has served on the Specialty Courts and Dockets Committee, Magistrate Education Subcommittee and Magistrate Conference Workgroup; and he remains a member of the Equal Justice, Diversity and Inclusion Education Subcommittee, Education Committee and Court Access Committee. He is a panelist for Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocate Legal Training; he is a Baltimore City Teen Court Judge; and, until his appointment, he was the Chairperson for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City Division for Juvenile Causes, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association; and he is on the Diversity Committee, Bench Bar Committee and the Continuing Legal Education Committee through the Baltimore City Bar Association. He served as the Group Co-Leader on the Baltimore City Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Stakeholder Committee; he was a member of the Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, Crossover Youth Practice Model Committee (Baltimore City); and he is a member of the Mount Washington Improvement Association.


Judge Hill was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law, and he received his undergraduate degree from New York University. He is a Brown Belt 3rd Degree in American Kenpo, and he has been training in Sayoc Kali since 2021.


Judge Hill is an incredibly proud Girl Dad. His oldest daughter received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and she received her graduate degree from Towson University. His middle daughter graduated from Temple University in 2023. His youngest daughter is a student at Krieger Schechter Day School; and he was an assistant coach on his youngest's Mount Washington Soccer Club team.


Judge Hill's most trusted advisor and inspiration is his father, Environmental Law Scholar, professor and author, Barry E. Hill; most ardent supporter is his longtime love, Ravi; and greatest influence and champion is his beloved late mother, Electra.

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