Harris & Hunt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Joseph D. Hunt has become board certified in marital and family law by the Florida Bar effective June 1, 2012. Board certification is the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar and displays an attorney’s competency and experience in their specific area of law.
Board certification recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Only 7% of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified. In Tampa, Mr. Hunt is one of only 26 attorneys that are board certified in the area of marital and family law.
For over 15 years, Mr. Hunt has practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law. As an experienced trial lawyer, he is as comfortable in the courtroom as in the conference room, but recognizes the benefits of settlement over trial.
Mr. Hunt has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993 and is a member of the Florida Bar Family Law Section, has served as chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Family Law Section and currently serves on the Executive Committee, serves on the Executive Committee of the Collaborative Divorce Lawyers of Tampa Bay, served on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee and is a master member of the Hillsborough County Family Law Inn of Court. Mr. Hunt is also active in various charitable organizations including Big Brother/Big Sister.
Mr. Hunt has been a frequent speaker on Family Law issues, and has most recently been a lecturer at seminars hosted by the National Business Institute titled “Complex Issues in Divorce for the Florida Practitioner” and “Attaining the Best Settlement for Your Client in Florida”.
Mr. Hunt received his B.A. degree from Michigan State University and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Hunt has completed Family Mediation Certification training and has served as a family law mediator.
Mr. Hunt joined the law firm of Nancy Hutcheson Harris and Associates, P.A. in 2004 and was promoted to partner in 2007 creating Harris & Hunt, P.A.