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1701 River Run, Suite 1021 • Fort Worth, Texas 76107 • 817/870-2659 • FAX 817/870-0540


The relationship between an attorney and his or her client is one of the utmost trust. The lawyer owes the client the highest obligation of loyalty, confidentiality and competence. Be assured that if you hire Barcus, this is what you will receive.

Oil and Gas

Barcus’ father and grandfather were both independent oil and gas producers in West Texas where he grew up. Barcus was an oil and gas landman while he was in law school, examining titles and negotiating leases in multiple counties for multiple clients. 

If you are involved in negotiations regarding mineral leasing, a pipeline easement, water rights, or a dispute with an operator or purchaser, give us a call.

Wills, Probate
& Probate

Every adult should have a will. You should also give one or more persons a power of attorney to act on your behalf in the event you become disabled or are otherwise unable to handle your own affairs. You should also appoint someone to make medical decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so. 

We can help you with these important documents. In the event you find yourself in a dispute over a will or some other aspect of the probate process, give us a call.

Wrongful Death
and Serious Injuries

Barcus is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Every case accepted will receive the full attention it deserves. The initial consultation is free.

You won’t pay a fee unless your case is won or settled on terms satisfactory to you.

 Resume & Credentials

Mr. Hunter received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington & Lee University in Lexington Virginia in 1977, and his Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1980, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity and the Board of Barristers.

Mr. Hunter is Board Certified in Civil Trial by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization which he has maintained since 1994 by meeting the highest standard of continuing legal education, together with regular periodic peer and judicial review.  

Mr. Hunter has attained the highest possible peer-review rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, indicating preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards.

Mr. Hunter is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Hunter is Senior Warden of Christ Church Anglican, Fort Worth, Texas.

Mr. Hunter has also served as General Counsel to the Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America for nearly 20 years, and is an Eagle Scout and a member of the National Eagle Scout Association.



  • Washington & Lee University: B.A.,1977
  • Texas Tech University School of Law: Juris Doctor, 1980


  • State Bar of Texas, 1981
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Tarrant County Bar Association

About Mr. Hunter

Barcus Hunter has been practicing law in Fort Worth and around the state of Texas for 35 years. He understands that when a client hires an attorney, a profound relationship of trust is established. The client seeks a vigorous advocate and advisor who will provide zealous representation, always within the bounds of the law. Experience matters and Barcus Hunter has tried more than 100 cases in state district, county and probate courts as well as U.S. district and bankruptcy courts. He has represented major corporations, small businesses and individuals in both transactional and litigation settings.

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