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James H. Hunter, Jr.



Jim Hunter has a complex litigation practice representing a broad range of institutions, industries, and their insurers in South Texas.   Jim's practice encompasses large multi-party and/or complex cases which require experience, skill, organization, and a focused approach to meet the objectives of the client. Representative clients include banks, contractors, insurers, product manufacturers, transportation companies, oilfield E&P and service companies, shipowners, and marine industries of every type and description.

James H. Hunter, Jr. was named The Best Lawyers© 2023 Admiralty & Maritime and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, "Lawyer of the Year" in Corpus Christi.






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Best Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyer

American Board of Trial Advocates

Proctor in Admiralty Maritime Law Association of the United States

Languages: Spanish


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., 1989; Phi Alpha Delta

U.S. Northern, Southern, Western & Eastern Districts of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

  • District Director, Texas Association of Defense Counsel; Past Adjunct Professor, Business Law, University of Texas at Brownsville; Past Director, Brownsville Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of the Maritime Committee); Past State Bar of Texas District 12B Grievance Committee Chair; Past President, Cameron County Bar Association; Past President, Brownsville-Port Isabel Propeller Club; Past Director, American Heart Association, South Cameron County Division; Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association of the United States; Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation.
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