Willis B. Hunt Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1932
Birthplace: 
Malden, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1957-1959
Private practice, Clearwater, Florida, 1959-1960
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1960-1967
Private practice, Perry and Warner Robins, Georgia, 1967-1971
Judge, Houston County [Georgia] Superior Court, 1971-1986
Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1986-1995

Education

Name of School: 

Emory University School of Law

Emory Law is dedicated to integrative, international, and interdisciplinary legal study. We are committed to promoting scholarly excellence in a diverse community. We educate leaders in society based on our common quest for knowledge, pursuit of public service, and advocacy for justice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1954
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1990

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/24/1995
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/30/2005
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