David Hunter

The David Hunter Law Firm

77 Sugar Creek Center Blvd. Suite 565
Sugar Land, TX 77478

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 a criminal attorney in Sugar Land that thoroughly understands the justice system and takes the time to fully comprehend their legal problems.

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas
  • 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
  • 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
Honors and Achievements:
  • 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
Speaking Engagements:
  • 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