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Ms. Hunter's philosophy is that everyone should be able to afford a caring, competent Attorney.
She worked for the Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and has worked as a Public Defender. She has done nearly 20 jury trials, numerous bench trials, motions and extensive court appearances.
Dedication, caring and perseverance are her traits. Areas of concentration are Criminal Law focusing on Domestic Violence issues, DUIs, driving offenses, and other misdemeanor work.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    16 years, 300 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    16 years, 223 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (15%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

27121 174th Pl Se Ste 201a
Covington, WA, 98042-4939


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2013
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2012
Rising Star Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising Star Super LawyerWashngton Law and Policitcs Magazine2011
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2011
Rising Star Super LawyerWashington Law and Politics Magazine2010
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2010
Rising Star Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar2009
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2008
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar2007
Pro Bono AwardWSBA2006
Pro Bono AwardN/A2005
Dean's Honor Code CouncilN/A2003
Certificate of Membership and AppreciationAnimal Legal Defense Fund2003
Certificate of Completion and AppreciationStreet Law Project2003
Certification of AppreciationThe Innocence Project2003
National Trial Team MemberGULAW2002
Linden Cup Finalist - Appellate competitionN/A2002
4th place Client Counseling CompetitionNAAC2001
Dean's Honor ListN/A1981
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kim E Hunter, PLLC2004 - Present
AttorneyContract work2004 - 2006
Attorney / Legal InternTucker & Stein2003 - 2004
Restorative JusticeSpokane County Prosecutor2001 - 2002
Legal InternGonzaga Center for Law and Justice2000 - 2002
Employment SpecialistP Employment Services1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pacific Northwest Writer's AssociationMember2008 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersWSBA Liaison2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationWACDL liaison2008 - Present
Northwest College for DUI DefenseMember2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors Criminal Law Section2006 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Scholastic Honorary societyMember2001 - Present
WA State Bar Criminal Law SectionChairperson2014 - 2015
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysBoard of Governors2004 - 2009
Professional organizations and associationsMember2003 - 2007
Gonzaga National Trial TeamDefense2001 - 2002
Student Animal Legal Defense FundCo-Founder and President2000 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Federal Way v. M.R.N.dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
University of Washington PressSociological Implications of Witchcraft at Salem1978
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
City UniversityMBAMarketing1998
University of WashingtonHistory and EthicsOther - Bachelors1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Law Section CLEDomestic Violence Leg Update2013
State Conference DARThe Bill of Rights2002
National March of Dimes ConferenceCharity VolunteeringN/A