Free Consultation: (304) 472-7477Tap to Call This Lawyer
Mr. J. Burton Hunter III

Mr. J. Burton Hunter III

Competent, compassionate, committed, and innovative.
  • Personal Injury, Family Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • West Virginia
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media

Small Town rurul kid; 4-H Clubs, Methodist Youth Fellowship;Linsly Military Institute. WV Wesleyan College, WV Univ. College of Law; USAF JAG Corp. Small Town lawyer in North Central WV for 38 years.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation - Civil and Family Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    I sometimes agree to a mixed retainer/contingent fee arrangement.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    In return for advance retainers, I often agree to a "buffer" and discount of hourly fee if we go beyond to value of the retainer.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
4th Circuit
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Latin: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Board Member
WV Association For Justice
- Current
Chair of People's Law School Committee
WV Association For Justice
Over a five year period, organized up to 20 Peoples' Law School seminars (average 8 weeks of two hour sessions) throughout the State of WV
West Virginia University College of Law
J.D. (1972) | Law
West Virginia University College of Law Logo
West Virginia Wesleyan College
B.A. (1968) | Political Science and History
Activities: Phi Sigma Epsilon Social Fraternity
Placeholder image for education.
Member of the Year Award
WV Trial Lawyers Association
President's Award
WV Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
WV State Bar
Family Law Committee, Grievance Committee, Social Media Comittee
- Current
Activities: Various
Placeholder image for professional associations.
American Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Member
Placeholder image for professional associations.
WV Assoc. For Justice
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Various Committes/Awards
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Family Court and Civil Litigation Mediator
WV Supreme Court of Appeals.
Websites & Blogs
Hunter Law Firm
Contact & Map
J Burton Hunter III, AND Assocs, PLLC
West Main St.
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Telephone: (304) 472-7477