Featured business person: Robb Hunter
06/27/2013 12:00 AM
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Criminal defense trial attorney, Monnat & Spurrier
Hunter figures his last job as a public defender in southern Georgia prepared him well for working at one of the city’s best-known criminal defense firms.
“It was a small area with a ton of crime,” he said. “Typically I had around 200 felony level clients on my caseload. That could range anywhere from felony shoplifting to murder.”
Hunter, 35, grew up in the Minneapolis, Minn., area. He earned a degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota, then a law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul.
“I think what I like about criminal law is finding those cases that have an issue that you can work a little bit,” he said. “Every case, no matter how bad it looks, you can work a little and help your client. I like the fact that it changes and you get something different every day.”
Hunter moved to Georgia while his wife, Lisa Zak-Hunter, got her doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Georgia. Then the couple moved to Wichita after Zak-Hunter took a job at Via Christi Health. The couple have a daughter, Ariel, who is 15 months old.
Hunter, who enjoys running marathons, discovered something about training here on a recent 16-mile run. After an easy time on the first leg of the run, he said, “I turned around and it was the most intense wind I’ve felt.”
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