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Hunter Abell is a senior associate at Williams Kastner whose practice emphasizes civil litigation and Indian law. A native of Washington, Mr. Abell was raised on a ranch on the rural Colville Indian Reservation in Ferry County. Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Mr. Abell served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps where he obtained extensive trial experience in criminal defense and as a prosecuting attorney. His legal experience in the U.S. Navy includes his role as Liaison Officer in the Central Criminal Court of Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq where he worked to assist prosecuting insurgents accused of attacks against Iraqi and Coalition forces.

Mr. Abell graduated from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and earned his JD from Gonzaga University School of Law.  Prior to serving on active duty in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Abell received his LLM from Georgetown University Law Center. 
Mr. Abell currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for Brandman University to teach courses on Western Legal Tradition and Social and Political Theory to military and civilian students. Mr. Abell is a reservist in the U.S. Navy Reserve and his personal military decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

Mr. Abell is married to his wife, Sara and enjoys hiking, waterskiing, and horseback riding.


Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 33%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Native Peoples Law: 33%
    5 years
  4. Unspecified: 1%

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  • Shadan Kapri

    Hunter is incredibly thorough and detail oriented. He comes to court prepared and fights for his clients. He is a highly regarded attorney.


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Williams Kastner

601 Union St Ste 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-1368


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateWilliams Kastner2010 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Professionalism CommitteeMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Indian Law SectionMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AL.L.M.2006
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2005
College of William and MaryN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002