James H. Hunter, Jr.

James H. Hunter, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Brownsville, TX

Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP
 | 55 Cove Circle, Brownsville, TX 78521
Phone: 956-542-4377
Fax: 956-542-4370
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Jim Hunter has a broad litigation and business practice representing a diverse range of institutions, industries and their insurers in South Texas.  He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  Jim's litigation 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. Jim has tried numerous jury, bench and arbitration cases througout his career. Jim also serves as outside counsel to several Valley businesses in a wide range of corporate and business matters. Representative clients include banks, contractors, insurers, municpalities, product manufacturers, hospitals, doctors, lawyers, trustees, estates, transportation companies, energy & production and service companies, governmental entities, shipowners and marine industries of almost every type and description. Jim holds the distinction of Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association of the United States. 

Jim is a 4th-generation Valley native with deep roots in the community and a strong commitment to service and pro-bono work. Over the years, he has served on the boards of, or held executive officer positions in numerous business, civic and charitable organizations.  He has also been active proffesionally, serving as past president of the Cameron County Bar Association, Chairman of the State Bar of Texas District 12B Grievance Commitee, and he is currently a District Director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.

Jim is licensed to practice in Texas; he is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Divisions of Texas, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  

About James Hunter, Jr.

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.roystonlaw.com/professionals-19.html


  • Award bestowed on a lawyer or judge who exemplifies the altruistic goals of the legal profession., Paula Waddle Distinguished Service Award, Cameron County Bar Association, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Elected At-Large Director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2012

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1989

Industry Groups

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Litigation Counsel Of America
  • Maritime Law Association Of The United States
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Texas Association Of Bank Counsel
  • Texas Association Of Defense Counsel
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Office Location for James H. Hunter, Jr.

55 Cove Circle
Brownsville, TX 78521

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Last Updated: 8/21/2019

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