Brett (Brett) Hudson Hillyer (R-51)

State Representative Brett Hillyer

Brett (Brett) Hudson Hillyer (R-51)
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Capitol: 614.466.8035
FAX: 614.719.6996
District: 614.466.8035
Ohio House of Representatives
11th Floor Vern Riffe Center 77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-6111
77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-6111
Residence:Uhrichsville, OH

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State Representative Brett Hillyer is serving his third term in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 51st District, which includes all of Tuscarawas County and a portion of southern Stark County. A lifelong resident of Ohio, Hillyer earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron and a Juris Doctor Degree from Ohio Northern University. He began private practice in 2011 at the Law Firm of Connolly, Hillyer & Ong and, in 2016, became an agent for Ohio Bar Title and Commonwealth Title. In 2013, Hillyer was elected Uhrichsville City Law Director & Prosecutor. As Law Director, Hillyer managed Tuscarawas County's only functioning land bank, which has successfully acquired and sold abandoned properties and salvaged blighted properties to raise property values and clean up neighborhoods with minimal costs to taxpayers. In addition to his law practice, Hillyer advises the villages of West Lafayette, Freeport, and Roswell. Hillyer further lends his time to the Dennison Rotary, The Tuscarawas County Business Factory, and the Uhrichsville Clay Museum. Hillyer lives in Uhrichsville with his wife, Anna Marie, and their two children. In his free time, Hillyer is a waterfowl hunter, pheasant hunter and avid Lake Erie fisherman.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Anna Martinelli   DOB: 4/16/1986
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