William U. Hill was appointed to the Wyoming Supreme Court on November 3, 1998, after serving as Wyoming Attorney General since March, 1995. Justice Hill was born in Montgomery, Alabama and raised and educated in Riverton, Wyoming. He received his B.A. from the University of Wyoming in 1970 and was graduated from U.W. College of Law in 1974. Earlier in his career, Justice Hill served as both an Assistant United States Attorney and an Assistant Attorney General for Wyoming, and was engaged in private practice in Riverton, Wyoming, Seattle, Washington, and Cheyenne, Wyoming. He also served as Chief of Staff-Chief Counsel for Senator Malcolm Wallop in Washington, D.C. Hill served as Chief Justice from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2006.