Hunt & Tuegel, PLLC Criminal Defense Lawyers

Hunt & Tuegel, PLLC
Attorneys at Law

425 Austin Avenue, Suite 1202
P.O. Box 726
Waco, TX 76703
Telephone: 254-753-3738 | Fax: 254-753-8118
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Russell D. Hunt Sr.

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Waco, Texas

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Criminal Defense
  • Assault; Assault Family Violence; Aggravated Assault
  • Conspiracy
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug offenses
  • Gun violations
  • Homicide; Murder; Capital Murder
  • Sex offenses
  • Child Pornography
  • Theft
  • White collar crimes

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1990
  • Criminal Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1977
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • M.S.Ed. - 1969
    • Major: Secondary Education
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1964
    • Major: The Humanities


  • Seminar Presenter, Federal Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Baylor Law School

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory "AV" rated
  • Honored Endowment Fund Scholar, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by both Texas Board of Legal Specialization and National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Access to Justice Commission, Gold Member
  • Fellow of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association, Former Treasurer, National Delegate, Waco Chapter, 1995 - Present
  • Waco McLennan County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member and Former Board Member
  • Texas Association of Board Certified Specialists in Criminal Law, Member
  • Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Fulbright, Winniford, Bice & Marable, Waco, Texas, Associate, 1981 - 1985
  • McLennan County District Attorney's Office, Waco, Texas, Assistant District Attorney, 1977 - 1981

Russell D. Hunt, Sr., Attorney at Law, represents clients throughout Central Texas, including Waco, McLennan County and the surrounding cities of Temple, Killeen, Belton, Harker Heights, Bellmead, Woodway, Hewitt, Crawford and McGregor. I regularly represent clients in the following counties: Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan.