TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today announced the appointment of Marjorie Renee Hill of Tallahassee as Judge of Compensation Claims. “Renee Hill has a long record of being diligent and fair throughout her extensive experience handling workers’ compensation cases,” Governor Crist said. “I am confident she will be a wonderful addition, serving with sound judgment in this role.”
Hill, 47, has served as the director of the First District Court of Appeal’s Workers’ Compensation Unit since July 2008. Previously she has served as a judicial staff attorney for the First District Court of Appeal beginning in February 2003. Hill was a senior attorney for the Department of Children and Families from 2002 to 2003.
She also served as a judicial staff attorney for the First District Court of Appeal from 1998 to 2002. Hill earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in 1995 and graduated from the Florida State University College of Law in 1998.
Hill will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John P. Thurman.