Rebecca J. Hunter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Lake Charles, LA

The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC
 | 1200 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-433-4405
Fax: 337-433-4430
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    An associate at The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, Rebecca J. Hunter handles matters of criminal defense and family law. Ms. Hunter represents clients in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and the surrounding areas, and her focus extends to community property, spousal and child support, custody and visitation and adoptions.

    With 100% of her practice focused on litigation, Ms. Hunter is admitted to practice in the state of Louisiana and has close to a decade of experience.

    After graduating cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in political science, Ms. Hunter then attended Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. As a student attorney, she worked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court representing battered women and had the opportunity to study at Oxford University. In 2009, she graduated with Juris Doctor and a graduate diploma of civil law.

    A former White House intern, Ms. Hunter was also the Southwest Louisiana Regional Representative to the United States Senate for a year.

    Ms. Hunter is a member of the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association. Within the SLBA, she has been a board member, a member of the leadership class, treasurer, secretary, president elect and president. As a member of the association’s Family Law Section, she has also been secretary of the committee for several years.

    For two years, Ms. Hunter served on the criminal justice committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association, of which she is a member. She is also a member of the Acadiana Legal Service Corporation, and Acadiana Profile Magazine has named her one of the Top Lawyers in Acadiana for three years.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


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    Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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    Admitted: 2010, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage:


    • President's Award for Outstanding Service, SWLA Bar Association, Only one recipient is selected each year to be recognized by the President of the SWLA Bar Association for their service to the SWLA Bar Association, 2014
    • Top Lawyers in Acadiana, Acadiana Profiles Magazine, 2016 - 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Holiday Helping Hands, Chairman, 2013 - 2014
    • Louisiana State Bar Association, Leadership Class, 2012
    • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Board Member
    • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
    • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
    • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Board Member, 2013 – 2017
    • SWLA Bar Association - President, 2019
    • Louisiana, 2010
    • SWLA Bar Association - President-Elect, 2018
    • SWLBA Bar Association - Treasurer, 2017
    • SWLA Bar Association - Secretary, 2016
    • SWLA Bar Association - Executive Council, Board Member, 2014 - 2015
    • SWLA Bar Association - Executive Council Board Member, 2014
    • SWLA Bar Association Family Law Section - Secretary, 2015 - Present
    • SWLA Bar Foundation - Board Member, 2018 - Present
    • Louisiana State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Committee - Board Member, 2013 - 2015
    • Acadiana Legal Services - Board Member, 2013 - 2014

    Educational Background:

    • Sam Houston High School, Honors: Valedictorian, Calcasieu Parish High School Student of the Year, 1999
    • Texas A&M University - B.S. in Political Science, Honors: cum laude, Junior Class Vice President, Senior Class Vice President, Judicial Chair of the university's chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity, 2003
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    Office Location for Rebecca J. Hunter

    1200 Ryan Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70601

    Phone: 337-433-4405

    Fax: 337-433-4430

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    Last Updated: 10/7/2020

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