Leslie L. Hunt

Senior Assistant City Attorney

Real Estate & Finance

Leslie L. Hunt joined the City Attorney’s Office in March 2023.   Her primary responsibilities include the oversight and legal review of real estate projects involving federal housing development and grant funds received from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development and administered by the Neighborhood Services Department. 


  • J.D. – Baylor University School of Law (2004)  
  • B.A. (Psychology) – Westminster College (1999)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed by the State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • Admitted to the Bar of the Fifth Circuit
  • Admitted to the Bar of the Northern District of Texas
  • Texas Association of Counties’ Investment Academy, Former Member

Affiliations, Awards, & Activities

  • Leadership Fort Worth, Class of 2019
  • Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, Board of Trustees (2015-present)
  • Member, Government Lawyers Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of Fort Worth and Tarrant County (2011)
  • Fort Worth Business Press, 40 Under 40 Award Recipient (2011)
  • Enjoys college sports, traveling, and trying new restaurants.  

Prior Experience

Before joining the City, Leslie served as the Civil Division Chief in the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office.  She was the first woman appointed to serve in that position which manages the 36 assistant district attorneys who serve as General Counsel for the County.  Leslie spent 15 years in private practice before becoming a government attorney.  


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