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David Hunter

Attorney

David Hunter is dedicated to vigorously defending his clients. He prides himself in his commitment to each client’s case and to providing each client with an aggressive and strong defense.

He has authored numerous articles on criminal defense law and other legal topics, and has taught many courses at area colleges. His dedication to the community is evident by his many present and past positions on the Boards of several charitable, religious, and civic organizations.

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
    • J.D., Dean's List, SBA President's Award.
  • University of Houston Systems
    • M.S. in Finance, University of Houston - Clear Lake.
    • M.B.A. in Marketing & Management, University of Houston - Clear Lake.
    • B.S. in Economics, University of Houston - University Park.

Classes/Seminars Taught:​

  • Where There’s a “Will” It’s Your Way
  • Practical Will Drafting Considerations for the Terminally Ill
  • Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Open Meetings Act as it Pertains to Personal Issues, 14th Local Government Seminar
  • Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Open Meetings Act, Texas District and County Attorneys Association Annual Seminar, 2001
  • Practical Tips for Representing Commissioners Court and Other Elected Officials, Texas District and County Attorneys Association Civil Conference, 2002
  • Commissioners Court Authority, Texas District and County Attorneys Association Annual Seminar, 2002
  • Nondisclosure of Criminal Records, Criminal Defense Bar, 2004
  • Practical Tips Every DWI Lawyer Should Know, DWI Strategy Seminar, 2004
  • What Every Ethical Attorney Should Know About DWI, Criminal Defense Bar, 2005
  • Practicing in Fort Bend Courts, Fort Bend County Bar Association, 2005
  • DWI – A View From The Bench, DWI 101, 2006

Honors and Awards:​

  • Recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.
  • Recognized as a Leading Houston Lawyer by the Houston Chronicle.
  • Recognized as Best DUI Lawyers in Houston by Expertise.
  • Recipient of Reader’s Choice Award for Best of Fort Bend County: Best Attorney.
  • Recognized as 10 Best Criminal Lawyers in Texas by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
  • Recognized as a Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
  • Recognized as a Charter Member Best Attorneys of America by RUE Ratings.
  • Recognized as a Premier 100 by American Academy of Trial Attorneys.
  • Recipient of Client Distinction Award by Martindale.com.
  • Two-time recipient of the Houston Bar Association's Outstanding Contribution award.
  • Recipient of Beta Theta Pi's Worthy Of The Highest award.
  • Admitted to the College of the State Bar.
  • Admitted to the Pro Bono College of the State Bar.
  • Author and Presenter, Where There's A "Will" It's Your Way.
  • Author and Presenter, Practical Will Drafting Considerations for the Terminally Ill.
  • Author and Presenter, Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Open Meetings Act as it Pertains to Personnel.
  • Author and Presenter, Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Open Meetings Act.
  • Author and Presenter, Practical Tips for Representing Commissioners Court and Other Elected Officials.
  • Author and Presenter, Commissioners Court Authority.
  • Author and Presenter, Nondisclosure of Criminal Records.
  • Author and Presenter, Practical Tips Every Criminal Lawyer Should Know.
  • Author and Presenter, What Every Ethical Attorney Should Know About DWI.
  • Author and Presenter, Practicing in Fort Bend Courts.
  • Author and Presenter, A View From The Bench.
  • Author and Presenter, What Every New Criminal Lawyer Needs to Know

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Fort Bend Bar Association Former President
  • Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Bar Association
    Former President
  • Fort Bend Republican Party
    Former General Counsel
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association
    Former Civil Board Member
  • Fort Bend County Republican Party
    Former Precinct Chair – Precinct 4124

Professional Positions:

  • The David Hunter Law Firm, Attorney.
  • Fort Bend County Court at Law #1, Judge.
  • Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority, Toll Road Judge.
  • City of Fulshear, Associate Judge.
  • City of Katy, Chief Prosecutor
  • City of Jersey Village, Prosecutor
  • Fort Bend County, Assistant County Attorney - General Counsel to Commissioners Court.
  • University of Houston - Clear Lake, Adjunct Professor of Marketing.
  • Houston Community College, Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Management, Finance and Business Law.

Community Involvement

  • Fort Bend Bar Association, Former President.
  • Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Bar Association, Former President.
  • Fort Bend Republican Party, Former General Counsel and Former Precinct 4124 Chair.
  • Grand Parkway Baptist Church: Children’s Church Teacher, Church Development Council, Finance Committee, Pastor’s Prayer Partner, Men’s Ministry Leadership Team.
  • Behind The Badge Charities, Board of Directors.
  • Front Line Ministries, Board of Directors.
  • Fort Bend Senior Citizens - Meals on Wheels, Former Chairman, Board of Directors.
  • Tate Center, Former Chairman, Board of Directors.
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Former Board of Directors.
     

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Grand Parkway Baptist Church – Children’s Church Teacher, Church Development Council, Finance Committee, Pastor’s Prayer Partner
  • Grand Parkway Baptist Church – Men’s Ministry Leadership Team
  • Front Line Ministries – Board of Directors
  • Fort Bend Seniors – Meals on Wheels, Former Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Tate Center – Former Chairman, Board of Directors

Personal:

  • Four awesome children.
  • Masters Swimming - National Record setter, 2 events; Texas State Champion, 8 events.
  • Author and Lecturer, Bible Based Finances…God’s Money, His Way.
  • Avvo Clients' Choice
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Expertise - Best Trial Lawyers in Houston
  • Serving Fort Bend for Over 30 Years
  • America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Expertise - Best Trial Lawyers in Houston 2020
  • Ten Best Attorney Client Satisfaction

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