Judge Hunter served as a judge in Alameda County for 34 years and resolved more than 1,000 cases in settlement conferences. He is noted for serving as settlement judge in clergy abuse cases, individually negotiating and resolving hundreds of cases. Additionally, he was often sought after for Complex Civil Litigation Calendar case assignments.
“On the bench, Judge Hunter earned a reputation for working with parties to consider settlement as often as possible,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His engaged and evaluative approach will make him a great addition to our panel.”
“Joining JAMS allows me to continue doing the dispute resolution work that I enjoy so much,” said Judge Hunter. “I look forward to starting the next chapter in my career with the best ADR provider in the world.”
Judge Hunter graduated with his B.A. from Brigham Young University and earned his J.D. from U.C. Hastings College of Law.
About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 280 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.