During his time as a Texas judge, David saw many strong criminal defense efforts as well as many weak ones. He saw how prosecutors put together a case and how smart and knowledgeable lawyers can undermine the prosecution's assertions.
Now he uses his extensive education, skills, and knowledge to defend the rights and freedom of people accused of drunk-driving, drug offenses, juvenile crimes, and other misdemeanors and felonies.
David Hunter will build a strong, aggressive, and effective defense for you.
As a former judge Fort Bend County criminal defense attorney, he understands how the prosecution works, what tactics the police use, and where common mistakes are made that might help your case.
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.
Mr. Hunter fully commits to the pursuit of justice with each and every case he handles. His clients benefit by retaining criminal attorneys in Sugar Land that thoroughly understands the justice system and takes the time to fully comprehend their legal problems.
J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1989
Honors: Dean's List, SBA President's Award
M.S., University of Houston Systems, 1990
M.B.A., University of Houston, 1988
B.S., University of Houston, 1985
State Bar of Texas, 1990
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:
Recipient of Reader's Choice Award for "Best of Fort Bend Attorney: Best Attorney Personal Injury"
Two time recipient of the Houston Bar Association's "Outstanding Contribution" award
Admitted to the College of the State Bar
Admitted to the Pro Bono College of the State Bar
Recipient of Beta Theta Pi's "Worthy of the Highest" award
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Fort Bend Bar Association
Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Bar Association
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
Past Employment Positions:
Judge, Fort Bend County Court at Law #1
Delinquent Tax Attorney, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP,
Assistant County Attorney General Counsel to Commissioners Court, Fort Bend County
Adjunct Professor of Marketing, University of Houston
Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Management, Finance and Business Law, Houston Community College,
Sales Representative, Procter & Gamble
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
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