Exceptional Attorneys, Protecting YOUR Rights
Mark P. Hunting has been licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan since 1997. His practice is limited solely to litigation matters with a focus on criminal defense and general civil litigation. Mark has been successfully litigating matters, including high level felony and multi-million dollar civil matters, in all West Michigan courts for over 15 years. Mark has obtained favorable results for clients thru diligent investigation preparation, motion practice and trial. Mark also handles many court appointments from the 17th Circuit Court and the 62nd and 63rd District Courts. Mark has successfully handled hundreds of criminal and civil matters since 1997.
Areas of Practice
50% Criminal Defense
50% General Civil Litigation
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1997
U.S. District Court Southern District of Michigan, 1997
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999
The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D. – 1994
Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
B.A. cum laude – 1990
Honors: Honors in Asian Studies
Honors: Dean’s List
Major: Asian Studies
Mark graduated from Colgate University in 1990 with a dual B.A. in History and Asian Studies – Cum Laude. Mark received his J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1994 and is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and Colorado.
Mark lives with his wife and two daughters and enjoys golf, fly-fishing, skiing and watching his daughters play soccer.
Successful Results Include:
A not guilty jury verdict in a Negligent Homicide trial in Lake County, Michigan
Numerous not guilty verdicts in various West Michigan courts on misdemeanor matters including drunk driving, possession of marijuana and domestic violence, among others.
A $2,000,000.00 judgment on behalf of a client in September, 2012 in the Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A directed verdict in a collection matter on behalf of a West Michigan hospital.
Numerous motion practice victories in the civil arena.
Gift Cards Soon May Be Good for a Minimum of Five Years, January, 2008
0.08: The Standard for Drunken Driving in Michigan, October, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships
Michigan Bar Association, Member, 1997 – 2013
American Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Grand Rapids Bar Association
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association West Michigan Chapter, Board of Directors
Past Employment Positions
Miller Johnson, Member, 1999 – 2010
Sawyer Law Offices, PC, Associate, 1997 – 1999
Pro Bono Activities
Junior Achievement of Grand Rapids, Volunteer
Hillman Advocacy Program
17th Circuit Court Appointment Roll, 2011 – 2013