Attorney Christopher C. Hunter of Michigan Auto Law

Christopher C. Hunter

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Chris is a highly skilled trial lawyer who is fiercely devoted to his clients’ best interests. Since 1993, he has been focusing his practice on automobile accident injury and No-Fault cases. Chris is widely respected among the plaintiff and defense bar for his many trials. He has tried nearly 50 cases to verdict. Many of Chris’ trial jury verdicts have been chosen for publication in Michigan Lawyers Weekly and the Michigan Trial Reporter. Excellent trial results allow Chris to achieve faster and bigger settlements for his clients than the many lawyers who the insurance companies know will not take a case to trial.

In addition, Chris has extensive appellate experience, and he has successfully argued cases in front of the Michigan and Ohio Court of Appeals.

About Christopher

Client Testimonials

Adrian Beard-Wright
When I first got injured in my accident, I got online in search of an attorney. I wanted to do my own research and find my own representation. I didn’t want to fall into the hype of commercials that I see every day on television. Me finding Michigan Auto Law was one of the best things I could have done for myself. I was seriously injured and have had multiple surgeries. If I had not found Michigan Auto Law, I don’t know where I would be. I could not have asked for a better attorney in Chris Hunter. He was in my corner the minute I started to work with him. Chris Is stellar and exactly what I imagine an attorney should be when you hire one. I am so thankful for him. Google
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Education

University of Akron School of Law

  • Juris Doctor

Alma College

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Speaking Engagements

Events

  • Speaker, “Trying and Winning Difficult Cases”; Michigan Association for Justices’ No-Fault Institute XIX; Novi, MI; October 14, 2022
  • Speaker, “Navigating the New No-Fault Law Changes”; Rotary Club of West Bloomfield; West Bloomfield, MI; September 2020
  • Speaker, “12 Cases I Should Have Lost: A Non-Emotional Approach to Trial”; Michigan Association for Justice, No-Fault Seminar; Dearborn, MI; May 2017
  • Speaker, “Panel Discussion on Trial Verdicts”; Michigan Association for Justice, Annual Meeting; Detroit, MI; September 2015

Memberships and Affiliations

Member of the Michigan Association for Justice

Honors

Chris has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in America for 2024. This honor is limited to the top 5 percent of all attorneys in America. He has also been selected to the Michigan Super Lawyers list for 2023. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement and is limited to the top 5% of Michigan attorneys.

Chris has been named to DBusiness Magazine’s list of Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit for 2022 and 2023.

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Ohio

Legal Experience

Chris joined Michigan Auto Law from the law firm of Bauer and Hunter, where he was a founding member and managing partner. He tried a multitude of civil cases in courts around the state including landlord-tenant, auto theft, commercial and personal property damage, insurance fraud, bodily injury and automobile No-Fault, as well as, dog bite and slip & fall cases.

Notable Cases

  • $2 Million Confidential Truck Accident Settlement ($1 million over policy limits)
  • $1.5 Million Wrongful Death Car-Pedestrian Accident Verdict on a defense offer of $50,000
  • $1.3 Million Wayne County Truck Accident Verdict on a defense offer of $100,000

Client Testimonials

Feb 20, 2024, Greg Kosmatka
I was fortunate to have Chris Hunter as my attorney. No matter what the issue it was always addressed and the ultimate goal of a positive settlement even though it took much longer than I had anticipated was finally settled. We unfortunately had a Judge who believed that the blindfolded woman who stood as a symbol of balance and fairness didn't exist in his courtroom. We still prevailed. He worked tirelessly on my behalf and I thank him for his counsel. Thank YOU!!!
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Feb 1, 2024, Avanda Weathington
I have so much to say about Michigan Auto Law. Where do I start? For one the office is beautiful and who doesn’t want to be represented by someone that represents themselves well. Christopher Hunter is a very good lawyer. He has the best patience that a client could ask for. I know I did a review 3 yrs ago but I’m back cause I needed his assistance again. The quality of his work has not changed. I can call him and he responds promptly. He will not dodge you. But most importantly he has empathy for his clients. Like a friend. I enjoyed our time together, he’s very funny which helps. Who doesn’t want to laugh especially when you really want to cry! I will never forget him and his services..❤️ Thanks!!!!!
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Jan 30, 2024, Julia B
Christopher Hunter and his team were amazing! If I could give them 10 stars, I would. I was so fortunate to have Chris as my attorney. He was a true professional and a class act. He was so sincere and I could tell he really cared. He always made himself available to answer my questions and address my concerns. Chris worked hard and always kept me informed. He was honest and direct, and he told it like it was. He was a calming force throughout this entire process. I would highly recommend Michigan Auto Law.
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Jan 13, 2024, Joy L
The one person I was extremely impressed with was Chris Hunter. I felt he was genuine and throughly did the utmost job trying to get me the maximum results for my case. He was friendly and my husband and I felt very comfortable with him. We had a lot of confidence in Chris and would give him a Five Star PLUS rating. We would highly recommend Chris Hunter!
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Dec 29, 2023, Cynthia Fitch
I can't speak highly enough about Michigan Auto Law and my experience with Christopher Hunter and his team (including Jordan Barkey, Eileen Kelly, and LaTrice Watson). Chris fought endless battles with iniquitous insurance companies and opposing lawyers lacking moral turpitude. Jordan was very supportive when Chris was handling court matters. And Eileen and LaTrice were always available to answer questions and keep me on track with appointments and court filings. This is a well-tuned orchestra that you can trust with all your legal matters. Chris is not only a great lawyer who knows how the auto insurance game is played on BOTH sides, but he is an empathic person, who really cares about his client's life even after a verdict is rendered. Chris is also a highly ethical person that I'm proud to call a friend. He gives advice but never imposes his opinion on his clients. He explained every aspect of the process of the lawsuit, step by step. He answered every question that I had. He was always available to me by phone, email and text. You can't go wrong with Chris Hunter and Michigan Auto Law.
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Dec 19, 2023, Dylan Siegal
Chris Hunter, an exceptional attorney, embodies attentiveness and expertise. His dedication to understanding my case was evident from the start, ensuring every detail was considered. His positive attitude and unwavering support instilled confidence during a challenging legal process. With his guidance, I achieved a favorable outcome, thanks to his sharp legal acumen and commitment to my case. I highly recommend Chris Hunter for anyone seeking a knowledgeable attorney.
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Dec 18, 2023, Steven Wireman
This company knows what they are doing. I can not speak highly enough about this organization!
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Dec 14, 2023, kristine waltz
Christopher Hunter is amazing… would recommend to anyone!!! Absolutely awesome!
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Nov 28, 2023, Kara Caudill
My lawyer was very helpful and understanding. He responded fairly quickly to my messages and took the time to explain the things I didn't understand.
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Nov 16, 2023, Matthew Oman
A friend of mine referred me to Michigan Auto Law after my crash. From start to finish my attorney Chris Hunter has been nothing short of amazing. Any time I had questions or concerns, someone was always available for me. Chris made this whole entire process seamless for me and I will always be grateful for that.
Nov 8, 2023, Phillip Long
Right from the very beginning when I called Michigan Auto Law, I knew that I had made the best decision on choosing them. This whole process was made smooth the whole entire way from start to finish. The whole experience was just stellar over all with my attorney Chris Hunter and the staff at Michigan Auto Law. I am sure that any case that Chris takes on, current, and future, his clients will be extremely happy with him just as I am.
Oct 10, 2023, Kameasha Taylor
Michigan Auto Law was very awesome in getting me a settlement that I never expected to get from my auto accident! I want to thank Christopher Hunter very much for all of the hard work and help he has done and every one else at the firm. Every one was very nice and professional.
Sep 14, 2023, Barry Green
Chris was very supportive. He kept me informed throughout the process and made me feel very comfortable. Winning a higher settlement than was offered was great.
Sep 7, 2023, Brian H.
I had never been in an accident before, so I did not know what to expect. My attorney Chris made the process so easy for me. He guided me through a terrible time in my life. The experience was seamless. Please call Michigan Auto Law if you are ever in a crash. They will take great care of you.
Aug 12, 2023, Kyle Shea
Great to work with. Made the process easy. Friendly staff and very attentive. Chris ,Jordan and the rest of the staff were awesome !
Aug 8, 2023, Shannon P
Chris Hunter and his team are truly wonderful! Highly recommend Michigan Auto Law!
Aug 4, 2023, Sean Staley
Chris, Jordan, and Eileen were very helpful through one of the hardest periods in our lives. They worked night and day to achieve a positive result for us. They were always available through out the process to answer questions and help us deal with anything and everything over the last four years. I wish we could have come to know them under different circumstances but our family is grateful for all they have done to help us.
Aug 3, 2023, Tanisha Rogers
I found Michigan Auto online and decided to give them a call. I had a feeling from the first call, I knew I wanted this firm to handle my case. My attorney Chris was very prompt and made sure to always be there for me when I needed him. I don’t plan on being in another accident, but if I am, I will come right back to Chris Hunter at Michigan Auto Law.
Aug 3, 2023, Kelly Howard
Chris and his team did an excellent job for me. Unfortunately, after my auto accident, I had three surgeries. The staff at Michigan Auto Law were very attentive, caring, and compassionate. I mean, Chris made this process totally seamless for me considering the situation I was in. My wife and I will be eternally grateful to Chris and his team.
Aug 3, 2023, Darin Wesley
My attorney Chris was phenominal. He is caring and compassionate. Chris handled my case very well and did everything for me that he said he would do. I am very pleased.
Aug 3, 2023, Albert Fox
When I had an accident, a friend recommended me to come to Michigan Auto Law. My attorney Chris really worked hard for my case. He was always there and made me a priority. The entire staff was extremely helpful at all times. I have already recommended Michigan Auto Law to friends and family and will continue to do so.
Jul 24, 2023, Dustin Baughman
I had the pleasure of working with Chris Hunter. Michigan Auto Law always assured me I was going to be taken care of and that I was. Chris and MAL always communicated and blew my expectation away when it was time to get compensated for my accident. Best in the business.
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Jul 20, 2023, Ashley DiFonzo
My attorney Chris never wavered frim what was best for me. From the very beginning, he never allowed me to feel like he was out to get something that I was not entitled to. He always answered my calls, no matter how ridiculous they were, answered my questions, and went out of his way to make sure I understood everything from start to finish. I consider myself beyond lucky to have had him as my representation, and I would recommend him, hands down to any other person who was in my situation.
Jun 20, 2023, Jenea Copeland
My experience with Michigan Auto Law was truly exceptional. Mr. Christopher Hunter, my lawyer, was always prompt and thorough in addressing any questions or concerns I had. Even during his busy schedule, he would inform me if he was in a meeting and would promptly respond afterward. The ladies at the front desk consistently greeted me with warm smiles, creating a welcoming atmosphere. I have complete confidence in my decision to entrust them with handling my case, and I couldn't be more satisfied.
Jun 13, 2023, Howard Christopher Worthy III
Michigan Auto Law is the BEST you can trust them to take care of you and handle everything from start to finish. Christopher Hunter Is fantastic 👏. When you call ask for Mr Christopher .
May 23, 2023, Deion flowers
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May 22, 2023, Auja-Ronnae Coats
My employer referred me to Michigan Auto Law after my car accident. As soon as I reached out to Michigan Auto Law, I started working with my attorney Chris Hunter right away. Chris was thoughtful, helpful, and quick to communicate with me. He always kept me well informed, answered all of my questions, and made sure that I understood what was going on. I am very happy with my settlement and my experience with Michigan Auto Law. I would absolutely refer others to Michigan Auto Law in the future.
Apr 20, 2023, Heather Malone
After I was in an auto accident, I was referred to Michigan Auto Law. They actually specialize in auto related injuries. My attorney Chris and his team were great. Chris would respond to me later at night, even when I thought he would not. I needed a quick answer on something. His assistant Eileen texted him while he was in court. He texted back and gave me a good answer, which settled me down right then and there. Chris made the best of this situation considering. I have already referred someone to Michigan Auto Law and they took great care of him and got him a great settlement as well.
Apr 11, 2023, Donald Leitner
Christopher hunter was very professional, professional knowledgeable about my claim. I will always be grateful to him and to all of you at all the law and I will always recommend Christopher and auto lol and he’s one hell of a guy. Thank you very much
Apr 5, 2023, Amy Bulszewicz
I received a settlement that I am very satisfied with. I appreciated Eileen's prompt & clear communications with the countless meetings and court dates. Chris Hunter was so compassionate and professional! Chris fiercely fought a long hard battle for my case. His superior knowledge of the law was invaluable! I know I chose the right lawyer!
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