S. Chancellor “Chance” Hill


Colorado Springs, Colorado

Phone: 719.448.4059

Fax: 719.635.4576



  • Juris Doctor, University of Michigan Law School, 2015
    • Notes & Comments Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • Master of Arts in Security Studies, Georgetown University, 2010
    • with honors
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, Dartmouth College, 2001

Chancellor “Chance” Hill is an associate in Sherman & Howard’s Labor and Employment practice group. He assists clients in the area of employment, government contracts, construction and general commercial litigation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Chance was an intelligence officer with the United States Navy and an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Publications & Presentations






Professional Activities

  • Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • The Ben S. Wendelken Inn of Court
  • El Paso County, Colorado, and American Bar Associations
  • Daniels Fund Scholar Selection Committee
  • U.S. Senator Cory Gardner’s Service Academy Interview Panel
  • CU Board of Regents, Elected Representative from Colorado’s 5th Congressional District
  • Former Member, Mayor’s Young Professionals Task Force
  • Former Member, Government Affairs Council, Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Elected Bonus Member, El Paso County GOP Central Committee
    • Veterans Task Force & Republican Leadership Initiative
  • Former Member, Colorado Springs Rising Professionals
  • Former Member, Golden Bee Committee
  • Former Member, Winter Night Club at the Broadmoor
  • Former Member, Citizens Outreach Group, Advisory Council to the El Paso County Board of Commissioners
  • Bighorn Leadership Program, Class of 2017
  • Leadership Program of the Rockies, Class of 2016-2017




  • Colorado Bar Association, “Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer Award” Top 10 Finalist (2019)
  • El Paso County Bar Association, “Brian S. Gardner Outstanding New Attorney Award” (2019)
  • City of Colorado Springs, “Mayors Young Leader Award – Finalist” Education (2019)
  • Colorado Springs Business Journal, “Rising Star” (2017)
  • Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, 2010-2013
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, 2008-2009
  • Lieutenant (Junior Grade), U.S. Navy, 2006-2008
  • Ensign, U.S. Navy, 2004-2006