Jonte Hunter

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Jonte Hunter
Litigation Fellow

(615) 434-7004

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Prior to joining the firm, Jonte clerked for the Honorable Phyllis D. Thompson, Associate Judge for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

"I long to use my legal education and experience to be an advocate for those who most desperately need assistance. Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP is the perfect place for me to accomplish this goal."

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. At Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, we know better than to think the best attorneys look alike, sound alike, think alike, or live alike. What matters is talent, and we hire the best talent available.

As a result, our team more accurately mirrors America. Women, minority, and/or openly gay lawyers make up the majority of our staff. A passion for social justice unites our team - we all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Jonte Hunter is a Litigation Fellow in the Nashville office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP. He received his B.A. in History from Oakwood University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Prior to joining the firm, Jonte clerked for the Honorable Phyllis D. Thompson, Associate Judge for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. During law school, Jonte completed an internship with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, and he also completed externships with both the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Children’s Law Center.

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
  • B.A., Oakwood University, 2015, summa cum laude

Clerkships

  • Associate Judge Phyllis D. Thompson, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Bar Admissions*

  • District of Columbia, 2019
  • Admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia only; practicing under the supervision of Kevin Sharp in Tennessee.
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