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About Russ

Attorney Russ Hunt, Jr. brings a unique and personalized approach to criminal defense, speaking and working one-on-one with each and every client. He strives to address the stresses and concerns the accused face, while diligently working toward best possible case outcomes.  If you or a loved one calls seeking representation, know that you'll speak directly with Russ about the situation at hand. There is never a charge for an initial consultation with Mr. Hunt; he will share information and options that may make your road a bit smoother.

Hunt represents the criminally accused with over 23 years of Central Texas State, County and Federal court experience. He is actively engaged in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA), and the Williamson County Criminal Lawyers Association (WCCDLA). From 2006-2007, he served as Presiding Director of ACDLA; from 2012-2014, Hunt was a founding Vice President of the WCCDLA and was the President of WCCDLA from 2014-2015.

Hunt has been a proud recipient of the prestigious Superlawyers award, and has been an annual recipient of this designation since 2008.  Since 2009, he has enjoyed the highest possible Martindale-Hubbard "AV" rating, an honor bestowed by his attorney peers.

Mr. Hunt keeps his legal skills sharp and relevant by regularly attending training seminars, and commonly shares his experience by speaking at seminars as well.

Russ Hunt, Jr. has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1994, and in the U.S. Western District Court since 1995.  In 1996, he was admitted to practice in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; in 1998, Hunt was designated to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Hunt is a native of Waco, Texas. His father, Russell Hunt, Sr., is also a criminal defense attorney who has been representing clients in Waco and surrounding areas since 1981. 

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Russ knows that dealing with a criminal charge is an unpleasant experience. He is here for each of his clients through every step of the process, and will make sure that you receive the best representation possible. You will always be able to reach Russ when you have questions about your case. You can be assured that he will fight to obtain the best possible outcome.