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Judge James S. Hill

Judge James S. Hill
Tenth District (2022 – 2025)
District Judge, Bismarck, North Dakota
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1974

North Dakota District Court Judge with since 2014. Chambered in Bismarck, ND. Former partner at Zuger Kirmis & Smith Law Firm, Bismarck, ND. Former assistant U.S. attorney in Bismarck, ND. Past member of the Board of Governors from 2010-2013. State Delegate from North Dakota 2013-2022; Member of the House of Delegates, serving on the Steering Committee of the Nominating Committee and the Nominating Committee. Special advisor to the Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws. Past chair of the Commission on Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts. Member ABA Governance Committee 2013.

Married to Charlotte R. Hill, a retired high school Librarian. They have one adult daughter, who is an MD PhD at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA. That town is their favorite travel destination.