Russell Hilliard, Esq., Chair, NHLAP Board

Russ Hilliard is an attorney with Upton and Hatfield, LLP, in Portsmouth, where he focuses his practice in commercial and insurance litigation, professional discipline, and alternative dispute resolution, representing businesses, municipalities and individual professionals. Russ earned his B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1973, his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1976, and his L.L.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law in 1985. He is a fellow of the American College of trial Lawyers and a member of the American Bar Association. Russ has participated in numerous CLE panels on trial practice, insurance issues, legislative developments and professional ethics course on Impairment in the Legal Profession. Russ has been a NH delegate to the ABA and is a past president of the New Hampshire Bar Association. He is also an adjunct professor of Professional Responsibility at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.