About Curtis T. Hill, Jr.
Curtis Hill is the 43rd Attorney General of Indiana.
As Indiana’s chief legal officer, Hill oversees a staff of more than 400 employees spread across multiple divisions. Hill has focused his agenda on four priorities: rolling back federal overreach; protecting families from drugs and violent crime; safeguarding consumers from fraud and scams; and inspiring youth to pursue meaningful lives.
Hill was serving his fourth term as Elkhart County prosecutor when he was elected to his current role on Nov. 8, 2016. By casting 1,643,689 votes for Hill, Hoosiers made him the top vote-getter of any elected official in Indiana history. He took office on Jan. 9, 2017.
A native of Elkhart, Hill is the youngest child of Curtis T. Hill, Sr., and Eleanor M. Hill. He has four siblings. He earned both his bachelor’s and law degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. Hill and his wife, Teresa, have five children.
Hill has testified before Congress on “Methamphetamine in the Heartland” and served as a presenter for the Northern Indiana Methamphetamine Summit, sponsored by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States. Hill has served as a member of the Board of Governors for the Indiana State Bar Association; Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving (past chairman); Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (past trustee); and Board of Regents for the National College of District Attorneys.
Hill also has been a member of the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Inc. (past president); Indiana Prosecuting Attorney’s Council (IPAC) Ethics Committee; National District Attorneys Association (former vice president); FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division Advisory Policy Board and State Board of Law Examiners Character and Fitness Committee. Hill also is a trustee of The Nature Conservancy Indiana Chapter and a life member of the NAACP.
In his hometown, Hill has served as a board member for the Elkhart County Historical Society; Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce; and Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County.
In his spare time, Hill has performed on stage in a variety of local community theater productions, including recurring roles as the king of Siam in “The King and I.” He also has been known to don a white jumpsuit to impersonate the “King of Rock and Roll.” Among some of his other credits, Hill has been cast in “Guys and Dolls,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat,” “The Jungle Book” and “A Christmas Carol” (in which he portrayed the ghost of Jacob Marley). He also has a passion for martial arts, having earned a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a black belt in Hapkido.