Leadership In Contemporary Social Issues
Monday, November 8, 2010, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Kayser Auditorium
John Hill is a trial attorney with the law firm Vinson & Elkins. Before that, he clerked for US District Judge Xavier Rodriguez in San Antonio. Mr. Hill graduated from Harvard Law School, where he represented low income tenants in Boston housing cases and assisted in legal reform efforts in Central Asia. John obtained his undergraduate degree from Baylor University, majoring in political science and Russian. While at Baylor, he served as Student Body External Vice President, freshman and sophomore class presidents, and co-founded the One Book, One Waco program. He is a Harry S Truman Scholar, has served as chairperson for the Academy of Leader Development and Civic Engagement's Advisory Board, and is actively involved with Advocates for Community Transformation, a non-profit group focused on community-driven transformation in West Dallas.