Our executive team is responsible for the administration and management of the State Bar of Texas. This includes providing day-to-day oversight of the State Bar and its operations, professional services to members of the State Bar, services to the public, long-range strategic planning, and assistance to the courts regarding the administration of justice.
Michelle Hunter, Executive Director
Michelle Hunter became State Bar of Texas executive director in October 2008. She moved into this position after serving as the State Bar’s deputy executive director. Hunter previously served as the State Bar’s finance division director, information manager, and corporate counsel.
Prior to her service with the State Bar of Texas, Hunter was in the private practice of law, served as an assistant attorney general, and was legal counsel for the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
Hunter received her undergraduate degree with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin, law degree from the University of Houston School of Law, and MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. She is a former director of the Austin Young Lawyers Association.
Michelle and her husband, Tom, have two children, Alec and Holden.
Michelle Hunter publishes a bi-monthly newsletter about the activities of the State Bar and its many departments and programs.