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Justin B. Hunter


Justin B. Hunter

The son of two educators, Justin B. Hunter was born and raised in the Duplin County town of Beulaville. He received his undergraduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2004 and his Juris Doctor from Campbell University in 2007. After working in Onslow County until the fall of 2008, Justin returned home to Duplin County to focus his practice on criminal defense and personal injury litigation. As evidenced by the 2013 Court of Appeals decision in State v. McKenzie, Justin has been successful defending DWI cases not only at the trial court level but also in the appellate division. In addition, Justin B. Hunter is a board certified specialist in state criminal law.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 40% Personal Injury-Plaintiff

Focus Areas of Practice

  • Drug & Alcohol Violations
  • Expungement
  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • Traffic Violations
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2007


  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina, J.D.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, B.A. - 2004
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History; Political Science

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • Defendant-Appellant in State v. McKenzie, 736 SE2D 591


  • Basics of DWI, North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), 2013
  • Speaker , "Current Hot Topics: CDL’s and The Double Jeopardy Issue", North Carolina Advocates
    For Justice "BASICS OF DWI" CLE, 2013
  • Speaker, "Basics of Blood Alcohol Testing", North Carolina Advocates For Justice "BASICS OF DWI"
    CLE, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Vice President, Duplin County Bar, 2017
  • Member, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in NC, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • President - 4th Judicial District Bar, 2012
  • National College for DUI Defense, 2010 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2008 - Present
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Community Service

  • Board of Directors, Beulaville Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Early Enrichment Program, 2015
  • Organizer, Jerry W. Hunter Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
  • East Duplin Booster Club


Past Employment Positions

  • Bell Law Firm, P.A., Associate, 2007 - 2008

AV Preeminent For Ethical Standards and Legal Activity for Justin Blake Hunter

Full-Service Law Firm

Serving All of Duplin County
  • We Are Experienced

    Collectively, we have over 20 years of legal experience in and outside the courtroom.

  • We Are Committed to Results

    We fight relentlessly to achieve the result most needed in order to preserve your well-being.

  • We Are Compassionate

    We understand the uncertainty you feel, and we prioritize your comfort throughout the case.

  • We Connect with Our Community

    We were born and raised here, which gives us close personal and professional relationships in our community.

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