JD, NYU School of Law, 2023
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2023
Emily M. Hills is a senior staff attorney in the Family Law Division at the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i, where she helps survivors of domestic violence safely leave harmful relationships and re-build their lives after separation. She also works as a Guardian Ad Litem, representing the best interests of children involved in child welfare abuse or neglect proceedings. Previously, Emily represented criminal defendants as public defender in Colorado, before clerking for Judge Mark J. Bennett on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and then Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald on the Hawai‘i Supreme Court.