Hillary Lantrip Croft
Assistant County Attorney
Child Support Director
Hillary Croft is currently an Assistant County Attorney – Juvenile Prosecutor and Child Support Unit Director with the Hopkins County Attorney’s Office. Her first experience in child support started in high school as an intern at the Hopkins County Child Support Unit. She received her undergraduate degree at Kentucky Wesleyan College and her law degree at Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
Hillary was born here, raised here and came back to live and work here. She started her current position in October 2020 and was awarded the 2021 Child Support Attorney of the Year Award for the State of Kentucky and her office has continually been awarded Top Performing County Award for the 2,000-4,000 cases division. She recently took on the role of Juvenile Prosecutor. In this role she works with various agencies to handle crimes committed by minors. She also helps facilitate events for the community to connect individuals with local job opportunities, ways to clean up their criminal record, and show what local resources we have available within our local area.
Outside of the office, she is a member of the Hopkins County Bar Association, an Adjunct Professor at Madisonville Community College teaching Intro to Business Law, Chapter Advisory Board Member for Kappa Delta Sorority – Gamma Xi Chapter, an Executive Board Member of the Young Professionals of Hopkins County, and a member of the Hopkins County Job Expo Committee.
Hillary is married to Daniel Croft, a Health and Physical Education Teacher at South Hopkins Middle School. Hillary and her husband have a one-year-old son named Callen and will welcome a baby girl named Lyla at the end of May 2023.