FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas Legal announced the appointment of Hilary Hunt as President of the nonprofit. Hunt succeeds James W. Buck and assumed responsibilities on July 18, 2022. After 14 years with Texas Legal, Buck is looking forward to traveling and retirement. Hunt has served as Vice President of Texas Legal since December 2014.
As Vice President, Hunt oversaw operating activities in addition to the organization’s financial functions. During her tenure, Hunt assisted Buck in establishing Texas Legal as a nonprofit and furthered its mission by transitioning the organization to be self-governed. Hunt joined Texas Legal in July 2010 as the Director of Finance.
“I am excited and honored to be the new President of Texas Legal. Over the past 12 years, I have been immensely proud to work for a nonprofit that is helping Texans access affordable legal assistance.” Said Hunt, “I believe, along with the amazing team here at Texas Legal, we have a rewarding future ahead of us.”
Hunt began her career over two decades ago with Ernst & Young as an auditor of public and private companies in various industries, including technology, healthcare, and consumer products. She served six years as the controller for Pulte Homes for the Austin and Sun City markets. Hunt has a master’s degree in accounting from North Carolina State University and is a licensed CPA in Texas.
About Texas Legal
Texas Legal is a statewide, nonprofit legal plan that covers the legal expenses of its members, much like health insurance covers medical expenses. Texas Legal was founded by the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Legislature 50 years ago to serve the legal needs of Texans. The nonprofit offers plans for companies, groups, and individuals.
To learn more about Texas Legal or to become a member, please visit www.texaslegal.org.
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