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Hunter Craft graduated as the Casey Presidential Scholar from Baylor University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1999 from Baylor University School of Law, where he was selected into membership of the Abner V. McCall Inn of Court, Order of the Barristers, Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society, and Phi Delta Phi Honors Society. Upon graduation, Mr. Craft accepted a litigation position with the international firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.’s Houston, Texas office. He quickly distinguished himself as an aggressive advocate for numerous large clients in commercial, product liability, and occupational exposure litigation.




 


In April 2001 Mr. Craft joined the predecessor to Watts Guerra Craft LLP as a partner, and in 2013 formed his own firm, Craft Law Firm, P.C. Focusing primarily on product liability, trucking, construction accident, and other catastrophic injury litigation, Mr. Craft has represented victims from more than 20 different states in cases against large corporate defendants including Alcoa, BF Goodrich, BMW, Bridgestone/Firestone, Chrysler, Coastal Corporation, Continental Tire, Cummins, Daewoo, Discount Tire, Dorel Juvenile Products, Ford, General Motors, Gilbane, Goodyear, Hilcorp Energy, Honda, International Truck & Engine, Isuzu, Land Rover, Mattel, Mazda, Michelin, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Titan Tire, Toyota, TRW, TXU, Union Pacific, Volkswagen, and Witco, among others. For those efforts, the Texas Super Lawyers recognized Mr. Craft as a “Rising Star” in the state’s legal community in 2004. Later that year, at age 29, Mr. Craft was himself elected a “Texas Super Lawyer” by members of the Texas bar, making him the youngest such recipient in the history of the award, and was selected for membership into the American College of Barristers. Identified among the "Who's Who" of professionals in America, “H” Houston magazine has called him a “lawyer on the fast track,” and he was voted one of the top litigators in the nation’s fourth-largest city. Mr. Craft has obtained a number of successful trial results in commercial, negligence, product liability, and trucking cases, including three outcomes that landed in “VerdictSearch’s Top 100” verdicts in the United States, and an additional three in the Texas Top 100. As a result, Mr. Craft was selected by his National Trial Lawyer peers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America in 2011.


A speaker on topics including discovery, expert witnesses, product liability, and accident reconstruction, Mr. Craft has appeared on television, radio, and in several major newspapers across the country discussing distracted driving, discovery abuse by defendants, vehicle rollovers, roof crush, seatbelts, child restraint systems, airbags, back-over deaths, and power window strangulations. Mr. Craft is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Texas, and before United States District Courts in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.


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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 15%
  4. Wrongful Death: 15%

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  • Christopher Kelley Johns

    I have known Hunter both professionally and personally for several years. Hunter is an aggressive, creative, and highly intelligent trial lawyer who does a fantastic job for his clients. Whenever I consider joint venturing a case with or referring a case to another trial lawyer, Hunter Craft is at the top of my list. I heartily endorse him.

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Contact info

Craft Law Firm, P.C.

2727 Allen Parkway
Suite 1150
Houston, TX, 77019

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer in Personal InjuryHoustonia Magazine2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2015
Top Lawyer in Personal InjuryHoustonia Magazine2014
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2013
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Top Lawyer in Personal InjuryHoustonia Magazine2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Lead Counsel Rating – Personal Injury PlaintiffLead Counsel Review Board2013
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2011
Top 100 VerdictsVerdict Search2010
Top 25 Texas VerdictsVerdict Search2010
Top 100 Texas VerdictsVerdict Search2010
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2010
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2009
Top 100 Texas VerdictsVerdict Search2009
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2008
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2007
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2006
Top 100 Texas VerdictsVerdict Search2006
Top 100 VerdictsVerdict Search2006
Top 100 Texas VerdictsVerdict Search2005
Top 100 VerdictsVerdict Search2005
Who's WhoProfessionals in America2005
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2004
Lawyers on the Fast TrackH Texas Magazine2004
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2004
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Texas Verdicts Hall of FameALMN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerCraft Law Firm, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerWatts Guerra Craft, LLP2001 - Present
AttorneyFulbright & Jaworski1999 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Finance Committee2001 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Directors2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupMember2001 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1999 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Baylor University School of Law Alumni AssociationLifetime Alumni Association Member1999 - Present
College of Master Advocates and BarristersMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMotor Vehicle Accident Trial Lawyers Association MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Small v. VestalPlaintiff Trial Verdict
Esther Lerma, et al v. Hilcorp Energy Company, et alPlaintiff Trial Verdict
Sara Wojewski, et al v. TXU Electric Delivery Co., et alPlaintiff Trial Verdict
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Baylor UniversityFinanceBachelor of Business Administration1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Permian Basin Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Money You’re Missing, and How to Find It2015
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Las Vegas CLEPharmaceutical Products Liability: Pradaxa and Prompt Pay Litigation2013
Southern Trial Lawyers ConferenceAutomotive Products Liability2013
State Bar of Texas Federal Court Practice CourseTrial Procedure2012
Houston Bar AssociationPersonal Injury Trial Law2012
American Conference Institute's Brain Injury Litigation Institute"The State of Brain Injury Litigation: Litigation Trends, New Theories of Liability, and Emerging Defenses"2012
Texas Trial Lawyers Association"Avoiding the Great Daubert Fraud: How to Properly Use and Resist Expert Challenges"2011
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupStriking a Tire Expert2010
American Bar Association"Chemical Products and Toxic Torts: "Handling the Media When a Catastrophic Event Occurs"2010
Attorneys Information Exchange Group"Recent Experiences in Automotive Product Liability Trials"2009
Attorneys Information Exchange Group"Rollover Activated Air Curtains: A Look at Ford Motor Company"2009
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupCombating Ford Motor Company in Trial2005
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationIs Your Car Wreck a Products Case?2004
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupStrategies and Secrets for Discovery in Automotive Product Liability Cases2004
State Bar of TexasAccident Reconstruction and Physical Evidence2003
University of Texas CLEAdmitting and Excluding Evidence2000