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Edward J. Hunt

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Do you want me to self promote and bloviate about me and me and me?

If so, stop reading.

Seriously, you’ve got better things to do.

What you should know about me is pretty basic.

I am a criminal lawyer.

I studied criminal law in law school.

I practice criminal law.

By the way, so do prosecutors.

Police Officers like me.

Some not so much.

Prosecutors like me.

Some not so much.

State Court Judges like me.

Almost all of them do.

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judges.

All of them like me.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Judges.

Ditto.

United States District Court Magistrates.

All of them like me.

United States District Court Judges.

All of Them Like Me.

United States Court of Appeals Judges.

Ditto.

I have won jury trials.

I have lost jury trials.

I have won court trials.

I have lost court trials

I have written briefs to reverse wrongful convictions.

I have written briefs to reverse unfair, harsh sentences.

I have won in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

I also have lost there.

I have won in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

I have also lost there .

I have argued on appeal before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Only Once.

I have argued on appeal before The United States Court of Appeals For The
Seventh Circuit.

Many Times.

I love what I do.

A vocation is easy to love.

A job?

Not so much.

Vi et Virtute.

Written on My Family’s Coat of Arms.

Affiant sayeth no more.

Honors and Awards

  • Edward Hunt serves on the committee that selects the annual recipient of the Dave Niblack Award, honoring lawyers who have demonstrated a career commitment to valiantly defending the indigent in the criminal justice system.
  • He has appeared as a Legal Expert Commentator on Court TV’s “The Best Defense.”
  • Attorney Hunt served as the Legal Expert Commentator for Milwaukee ABC affiliate WISN on the trial of State v. Mark Chmura and the trial of police officers accused of beating Frank Jude.
  • Attorney Hunt is a former President of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and serves as an ex officio member of that organization’s Board of Directors.
  • Attorney Edward J. Hunt serves on the Emeritus Panel of the Federal Defender Service of Eastern Wisconsin.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

  • Former Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School clinical program, Legal Defense Program
  • Attorney Edward J. Hunt has taught courses over the last 20 years at continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Federal Defender Service of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Office of the State Public Defender and the American Bar Association.

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