(402) 721-6160

Robert’s practice is focused on representing individuals, families and small businesses in Fremont and the surrounding area. He has great experience and success in counseling, advising and representing his clients on business and personal matters. Robert is result oriented and is focused on achieving the best results for his clients.

He has handled all types of litigation cases, including successfully representing the Plaintiffs in the Nebraska Microsoft Class Action case. He has had extensive practice in representing banks, creditors, as well as debtors in commercial transactions and litigation. 

Robert enjoys many activities with their two grown children and his wife Dian Christensen-Hillis. He supports her in her passion of coaching Special Olympics and helping those with intellectual disabilities. He has spent many years coaching youth teams in different sports. His hobbies include golf, hunting, travel, and following sports, especially the Huskers.


Phone: 402-721-6160
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Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury and commercial litigation
  • Estate and tax planning, wills, trusts, including special needs trusts, probate and estate administration
  • Counsel and advice and transactional matters for families & closely held businesses, including real estate matters
  • Business matters of all type
  • Real Estate
  • Juris Doctor law degree, University of Nebraska
    • Appellate Moot Court Board Honorary
  • B.S., University of Nebraska
  • Admitted to practice in the State of Nebraska; United States District Courts; 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member of the Nebraska State Bar Association - Former President
  • Member American Bar Association
  • Member Dodge County Bar Association


Community Involvement
  • Fremont Area Community Foundation Board Member
    • President Elect
    • Chairman of the Investment Committee
  • Madonna Hospital Foundation Board Member and Trustee of the Madonna Foundation
  • Fremont Golf Club – Former President, member of the Board of Directors, member of numerous committees
  • Nebraska Golf Association Board of Directors – Former President
  • Member of the Fremont Rotary Club
  • United States Golf Association Regional Affairs Committee
  • Member of First Baptist Church


Leader in the Profession

Nebraska lawyers have expressed their confidence in Robert by electing him to serve in many capacities within the Nebraska State Bar Association, including:

  • President 2008-2009
  • Chairman of the House of Delegates 1997-1998
  • Executive Council for 16 years between 1996-2013
  • NSBA Representative to the American Bar Association for 14 years between 1999-2014
  • Member of House of Delegates 1991-present