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Christopher B. Hunter

Christopher B. Hunter

Managing Partner
Godfrey, Illinois

I was born in Jacksonville, Illinois in 1953 and raised in Quincy, Illinois. I am a trial attorney and mediator of civil and domestic relations disputes. I have over 35 years of court experience. I am licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of both Illinois and Missouri. I practice in the area of general civil litigation, including personal injury cases, workers compensation cases, real estate and title insurance cases, agricultural law, municipal and zoning matters, business transactions, business organizations and contract cases.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Business Law and Litigation
  • 30% Personal Injury
  • 20% Real Estate and Agricultural Law
  • 10% Municipal and Administrative Law
  • 10% Mediation and Arbitration

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1978
  • Missouri, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1985


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1978
  • MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • Werts Welding & Tank Service, Inc.
  • JTC Petroleum Co.
  • Tri-City Neurology, Ltd.
  • Goal Oriented Healthcare: Steck-Cooper & Co.
  • Steck-Cooper & Co.


  • Dwight A. Werts, President & CEO @ Werts Welding & Tank Services, Inc.
  • Jeff Counton, President of JTC Petroleum Co.
  • Honorable Gerald B. Cohn, U.S. Magistrate Judge
  • Margarette Trushell, Excecutive Director Oasis Women's Center
  • Reverend George Humbert, Retired Pastor of College Avenue Presbyterian Church
  • Terry Hoefle, Steck-Cooper & Co.


  • Settlement Structures - Advanced Worker's Compensation, NBI, Inc., 2012 - Present
  • Violence in the Home- Advanced Family Law, NBI, Inc., 2014 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association, 1979 - Present
  • Alton-Wood River Bar Association, 1980 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Farrell, Hunter, Hamilton & Julian, P.C., Partner, 1980 - 2006
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, 1978 - 1980

Pro Bono Activities

  • Oasis Women's Center - Board Member, 2000 - Present
  • Madison County Bar Association Pro Bono Panel, 2008 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, 2010-present. Affiliated with Y-Kiki Divers, St. Louis, MO


  • Phi Alpha Delta


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