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James Hunt

James T. Hunt, Jr.
James T. Hunt, Jr.

10.0James T. Hunt Jr.

James T. Hunt, Jr.
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Jim Hunt, the founder of Hunt & Associates, is a former Big Law attorney who trained at one of the biggest and most prestigious law firms in the world. He now uses that unique experience and training to help his injured clients fight for justice against “the big guys,” including negligent corporations and greedy insurance companies. He has learned from, and battled against, some of the best lawyers in the country. Jim routinely tangles in court with some of the largest law firms and companies in the country.

Jim is a compassionate fighter for those who have been unfairly and unjustly injured by the negligence of others. He connects with his clients and has the ability to calmly lead them through the sometimes difficult and confusing path of the legal system.

Jim's sense of justice is driven by his experiences watching family members and friends suffer wrongs and injuries and their own fights for justice.

He is a tenacious litigator who – like his clients – will never give up in pursuing the path of justice. There is a reason that even many of his adversaries have referred clients to Jim: because he is likeable and gets results.

Jim is proud to have been named a SuperLawyer in 2019 and 2020 and has a 10 star rating on Avvo.

Jim is particularly experienced in handling personal injury cases involving:

  • Sidewalk slip and fall/premises liability accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle/cyclist accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Construction accidents

A Fighter – In the Courtroom Or On The Football Field 

Besides his legal practice and his family, Jim is passionate about football and coaching football.  Having played football in college and served as the captain of his college football team, he strongly believes that the lessons he learned on the football field transcend sports and apply to every aspect of life – including the courtroom. These important life lessons include hard work, discipline, team work, selflessness, working for a common goal that is greater than yourself, and fighting back at every turn. Indeed, football teaches you that – much like in life -- if you ever get knocked down, you get right back up and keep fighting. It just so happens that litigation and jury trials are very much like a battle on the football field. 

Jim uses those life lessons in his practice every day in fighting back for his clients. That is why he spends countless hours contributing his time on the football field coaching youth football in his community – to help instill those important teachings in young athletes, including his own children.

A Fighter – In the Courtroom Or On The Football Field
James Hunt Coaching the River Dell Hawks Football Team - Photos courtesy of Tony Ning Photography

Community Work

Jim believes strongly in giving back to the community. He has been a volunteer youth football, basketball and baseball coach for many years. He serves on the parish council of his local church. For years he has also served as a coach and board member, as well as pro bono legal counsel, to the South Jersey Field of Dreams baseball organization, which provides disabled children with the opportunity to play baseball at a specially constructed baseball field in New Jersey.  Jim has led legal workshops for the communities in the Bronx, New York, and has helped organize Thanksgiving Day meals for those in need in Newark.

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1999, magna cum laude
Member, Constitutional Law Journal

Swarthmore College, B.A., 1996
Captain, Varsity Football Team

Admissions/Court Memberships

State of New Jersey

  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

State of New York

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

State of Pennsylvania

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

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Recommendations

  • "Jim was recommended by a family member and now I know why"

    “When something unfortunate happens to you as the result of a large corporation's neglect the process can be extremely overwhelming. I quickly learned you need a calm, experienced attorney to guide you through the unfamiliar legal waters and Mr. Hunt is exactly that. This was my first experience...
  • "I recommend the legal services of Jim Hunt!”

    “Jim was not only extremely diligent in case preparation and a formidable trial advocate that commanded an audience but placed a premium on managing client relations. If your primary concern is to ensure that your claim is represented with the highest degree of professionalism and a focus on meas...
  • “Jim is excellent to work with...”

    “Jim is excellent to work with. Persistent, thoughtful and creative.  Able to clearly see opportunities to apply legal doctrine. I will use Jim again when the opportunity arises.”
  • “When my family and friends ask me for an attorney recommendation, I recommend Jim with my highest regards.”

    "I had a 3.5 hour free consultation with Jim Hunt. After the consultation, I knew my case would be handled with expertise and professionalism. Jim Hunt diligently worked on my case." "In my frequent conversations with Jim Hunt, he put my mind at ease and made me feel like a friend and not just a...
  • “I'm happy and so proud of your firm with their professional abilities to win big for their clients!”

    “I would like to take time thank you and your team very much for your professional expertise and many hours spent helping me win my lawsuit in NYC.” “Jim, you were always very patient, thorough and confident that I had a solid case and it would be resolved in my direction.   At a time of having ...
  • Wonderful Stress Free Experience

     "I hired [Jim] to help me deal with my case after being hit by a car on my bicycle. He made the experience super stress free and easy. If I ever had a question or concern I would call or email and within the same day I'd get a response back from him. He explained how things worked with the insur...

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