Bret H. Hunter


Bret Hunter represents high-profile and high-net-worth individuals in family law, custody, domestic violence, and paternity cases.

Bret has significant litigation experience as lead counsel in over a hundred long and short cause trials, orders to show cause, procedural and discovery motions, and requests for order in both the family law and civil departments of the Superior Court of California.

A published author and contributor, Bret is also proficient as a mediator in high-net-worth and high-conflict divorce cases, and has acted as an expert witness on California family law topics in other jurisdictions.

In 2009, Bret was certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization.


  • 2009–2024, Family Law, listed in Southern California Super Lawyers



  • California


  • University of Michigan, BA, magna cum laude
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, JD