Robert C. Hilliard of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales receives inaugural Corpus Christi Lawyer of the Year award

The Law Day event hosted by the CCBA at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center was attended by a keynote speaker and a renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump. Hilliard introduced Mr. Crump and noticed as he went Ben Crump has been called the “Attorney General of the Black Man”, he really is the “Attorney General of Everyone” as he fights for equality and the elimination of injustice. After congratulating Hilliard on this award, Ben Crump repeated his message of telling the truth to the power, and that influence means nothing unless you speak up for the marginalized who have no voice.

Together, Hilliard and Crump have embodied this philosophy and sought justice in numerous difficult cases. Represent the duo Danny Ray Thomas, an unarmed black man who was shot dead by Houston Sheriff’s MPs. They also represented Zeke Upshaw, an NBA player who died after his heart stopped in the middle of a basketball game. You are also currently questioning racial discrimination in the banking industry and representing a large number of people against big banks suffering from the “banking in black” phenomenon, the discriminatory measures such as the inability to cash checks, withdraw money and difficulties in obtaining mortgages and loans includes.

Bob Hilliard is the first recipient of the Corpus Christi Bar Association’s Lawyer of the Year award.

Mr. Hilliard says: “A. Body of Christ The courtroom was the first time I, as a very young attorney, stood up almost 40 years ago and said, “Plaintiffs are ready, your honor.” My first trial. Now that I’ve had over a hundred exams across the country, I think about how happy I am. This is my hometown, a city that I love. Here I met the love of my life, my wife Catherine. This legal community, its lawyers and judges, are my lifelong friends. I am humble and honored to be named Corpus Christi Bar Association’s First Lawyer of the Year by my peers. Even more so, my friend Ben Crump was also here to inspire us all. “

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Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP (HMG) specializes in mass crimes, personal injury, product liability, trade and business disputes, and deaths. HMG has been successfully representing clients in the USA and Mexico since 1986. Our experienced, tenacious legal team has built a national and international reputation for taking over large, powerful, and wealthy corporations and bringing them to justice for causing personal injury or death. Bob Hilliard received the largest judgment in the country in 2012 and the No. 1 judgment in Texas.

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