S. Christopher Hunter

S. Christopher Hunter

Hunter Law Offices, PLLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Michigan
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S. Christopher Hunter is the founding member of Hunter Law Offices, PLLC. Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Hunter was an associate attorney with Garrison Lawhouse, PC in Dearborn, Michigan, served as a staff attorney at the Elder Law and Advocacy Center, and most recently managed and supervised the Great Lakes Legal – Elder Law Division’s reduced-fee program. Mr. Hunter focuses his practice in the areas of Elder Law, Long Term Care Planning, Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Guardianship/Conservatorships, and Social Security Disability. Mr. Hunter graduated from the University of Maine School of Law with a Juris Doctor in January 2006 and received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Franklin College in May 2001. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan in November 2006, the United States District Court—Eastern District of Michigan in December 2006, and the United States District Court—Western District of Michigan in October 2012. Mr. Hunter is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar, and the Senior, Real Estate, Criminal, and Family Law sections of the Grand Rapids Bar Association. In his spare time, Mr. Hunter enjoys gardening, carpentry, reading, enjoying the great outdoors, and spending time with his wife Amy.

Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Social Security Disability
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Hunter Law Offices, PLLC
- Current
Manage and operate a general practice law office practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships/Conservatorships, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, VA Benefits, Landlord/Tenant Law, Criminal Law, Social Security Disability, Bankruptcy, Business Law, and Family Law.
Staff Attorney
Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan
Responsible for case handling and supervision of all Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning, and Guardianship/Conservatorship, Social Security Disability, Probate, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, and Landlord Tenant Law issues/cases.
Paralegal and Staff Attorney
Garrison Lawhouse, P.C.
Prepared Medicaid Applications and met with Medicaid Specialists to discuss applications. Performed legal research, drafted pleadings, and organized and indexed files.
Law Clerk
Robinson, Kriger & McCallum
Performed Legal research, drafted wills, living wills, powers of attorney, bankruptcy filings, and various pleadings.
Robinson, Kriger & McCallum
Readied civil matters for trial (prepared deposition summaries and medical indices; organized and indexed files)
University of Maine - School of Law
J.D. (2006) | Law
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Franklin College
B.A. (2001) | History
Honors: Inductee, Phi Alpha Theta
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan  # P69699
- Current
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Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the Michigan State Bar
- Current
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Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Michgan State Bar
- Current
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Contact & Map
Hunter Law Offices, PLLC
125 Ottawa Avenue, NW, Suite 245
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Telephone: (616) 719-2467
Fax: (616) 719-2486
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