Hilley & Solis Law, PLLC

Hilley & Solis Law, PLLC

We Listen. We Analyze. We Act. We are former prosecutors, now fighting for you.

Firm Overview


As former prosecutors and members of civil litigation firms, Carlos Solis and Derek Hilley understand the importance of truly listening to the facts of your case and using them in the most favorable way to protect your rights.

Main Office

Main Office
310 S. St. Marys St
29th Floor
San Antonio TX 78248


(210) 446-5000


(210) 446-5001



Derek Hilley

Hilley & Solis Law, PLLC

Derek B. Hilley is a founding partner in the San Antonio firm of Hilley & Solis Law, a graduate of the University of Texas Business School in Management Information Systems (2001), and St. Mary's School of Law (JD 2008).

Mr. Hilley was an associate attorney at the Law offices of S. Mark Murray handling matters of commercial litigation and estate litigation. After a year working as an associate, Mr. Hilley left to gain extensive trial experience from the Bexar County District Attorney's Office.

Mr. Hilley tried 50+ cases to verdict during his time at the District Attorney's office. Starting out in the Criminal Trial division, he was promoted to the felony District Court as a Felony Prosecutor in the Family Justice Unit that handled all the cases involving family violence and sexual abuse. Mr. Hilley was later promoted to the White Collar Division of Bexar County District Attorney's Office. He and another attorney were specifically chosen to run the Elder Fraud Unit. This unit worked across all courts in courthouse allowing Mr. Hilley to work with all individuals throughout the courthouse. In the Elder Fraud Unit, Mr. Hilley was able to specifically target individuals taking advantage of the Elderly in the community. He prosecuted groups of travelers that would target the elderly, criminal enterprises that engaged in credit/debit card abuse. During this time, Mr. Hilley spoke to many groups and hundreds of people educating them of consumer fraud in our community and how to watch out for consumer fraud.

Active in Bar and professional activities, Mr. Hilley is a member of the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, Texas Exes and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association. Mr. Hilley served numerous years on the Board of the Texas Exes San Antonio Chapter. Mr. Hilley was voted as 2015 Best San Antonio Lawyer for Criminal Law.

After leaving the Bexar County District Attorney's office with over 8 years experience, Mr. Hilley founded Hilley & Solis Law with Carlos Solis. The firm of Hilley & Solis Law is a litigation firm specializing in commercial litigation and criminal law.

Undergraduate at University of Texas, law school at
St. Mary's University School of Law.

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