Kathleen Hunt was born in New York City, but she relocated to California at a young age. Some years later, she obtained a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.S. in Education from California State University, Hayward. She received her law degree, with a concentration in civil litigation, from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
During her time at Hastings, Kathleen served as Editor-in Chief of the Hastings Communication and Entertainment Law Journal, as well as a Director of the Civic Center Child Care Corporation. She has worked for such diverse bodies as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the California Anti-Slapp Project, among others. Kathleen has previously been Of Counsel to Synaesthetic Pictures, a philanthropic community film organization dedicated to putting filmmakers and orchestral musicians together to focus on creative works.
Kathleen is currently a member of the Contra County Bar Association, as well as the State Board of California. She has served on the Board of several nonprofit organizations, including the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco, the Feilding Foundation, and the El Cerrito Rotary Club. As a Notary Public, she is also able to provide convenient authentication services for all her clients. Her publication credits include a guide to alternative dispute resolution, distributed to all federal judges in the Ninth Circuit; a national guide to the treatment of evolution and creationism in public schools; and essays published in such diverse locations as Gay.com and Contra Costa Marketplace.
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“Above and beyond”. That is how I would describe the work Kathleen Hunt, Unique Law, has been performing for me. My situation involved a dirty probate case with my family. When I had my first consultation with Kathleen, it was on a SUNDAY afternoon at MY choice of locations, home. Tell me one lawyer who would do that? Kathleen advised me there was nothing to do but watch for a bit. She agreed to watch, and when needed I could contact her. Then we would work out a contract for service. When that day came, Kathleen was already well on top of things; she had been monitoring the case. Her rates are very reasonable, her results excellent. Kathleen, not some paralegal representative of hers, talks with me, e-mails, and has had conference calls with me and my family on Sunday evenings. Kathleen has shown up for court dates, when the opposing attorney has failed to show. Kathleen has kept me abreast of all developments as they occur. It is my opinion that Kathleen has done a better job than the attorney assisting with the administration of the probate. Oh, did I mention she is HONEST, and suggest ways I can save on legal expenses. Let me summarize: Above & Beyond; Honest; has my interest in mind; informative; and does her own work. Unbelievable, but I am talking about a lawyer, Kathleen Hunt, attorney for Unique Law. She has changed my opinion about all lawyers.— Rick (Santa Cruz, CA)
Friendly, knowledgeable, reasonable rates, and very honest about what parts we could do ourselves to save money. We did a lot of the draft revision by email, which was very convenient for us. Kathleen was sensitive to our needs and gave us great guidance. When we had to revise our wills after the birth of our second child, she offered to come to our house to do the final signing in order to save us a trip with two small children. She clearly understands the needs of families and we definitely recommend Kathleen and her services.— Chi-An (San Francisco, CA)