Meet The Chair:

Hon. Rhonda Hunter of Dallas is Chair of the Child Protection Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. She is Board Certified in Family Law and Child Welfare Law. She spent twenty-five years in private practice at the Law Office of Rhonda Hunter and five years at Farrow-Gillespie and Heath where she practiced family, child welfare and probate law. She served as Chief of the Juvenile Division of the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and after a brief return to private practice, she received the appointment as Judge of the 303rd Judicial District Court of Dallas County, Texas.

Judge Hunter represents the Dallas Bar Association in the American Bar Association House of Delegates and serves as Secretary of the House Minority Caucus. Ms. Hunter currently serves on the ABA Juvenile Justice Standards Task Force charged with rewriting the nation's Juvenile Justice Standards.  She has served on the ABA Commission of Youth at Risk, and the ABA Diversity Center.

Judge Rhonda Hunter is past president of the Dallas Bar Association, the J. L. Turner Legal Association, the Dallas Association of Black Women Attorneys and the DBA Community Service Fund; she is a former member of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, the National Conference of Bar Presidents’ Executive Council, the Metropolitan Bar Caucus Executive Committee, the Supreme Court of Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is immediate past Chair of the Committee for a Qualified Judiciary in Dallas.

Ms. Hunter was named as one of the 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas in 2016 and 2017 by D-CEO Magazine and was featured on the cover of the 2016 edition of Texas Superlawyers.

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