Attorney Gerald W. Hunt is a veteran lawyer who has been practicing for more than 40 years. He and his prior legal partner, Jeanne Vatterott-Gale, founded Hunt, Walsma & Gale with another Yuma attorney Pamela Walsma, He seeks to continue their tradition of providing high-quality legal advice to individual, municipal, and commercial clients across the country.


Gerald Hunt, having obtained an LLM in taxation from Washington University in St. Louis, is recognized as an AV preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0) rated attorney. He was elected as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel. A former trust officer, he has extensive knowledge of the fiduciary and reporting requirements of trustees in revocable and irrevocable trusts and of other fiduciaries including personal representatives, majority business owners and partners and LLC members. He has served as an attorney for dozens of businesses, assists them in their operations, personnel issues, real estate and land use needs. He has represented many of Westerns Arizona’s preeminent business enterprises, real estate developers, financial institutions, agribusiness ventures and the estate and succession planning needs of the families behind them. Mr. Hunt further has extensive experience in Municipal and Public Agency Law, having presided as city attorney for the cities of San Luis and Somerton, and the towns of the Parker and Quartzsite and assisted many quasi-governmental entities, including industrial development authorities, economic development agencies, municipal property corporations and other public entities.
Gerald W. Hunt has extensive experience in both estate and trust law. He focuses his practice on advising clients in a wide variety of estate planning cases, including trusts, probate, and estate administration. His practice also includes:

  • Tax law
  • Business planning
  • Municipal law
  • Health law

He counsels clients ranging from individuals to government entities to corporate clients. He is admitted to practice in the state of Arizona, as well as:

  • Alaska
  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Wyoming
  • Washington

Gerald W. Hunt frequently represents clients across the country in both state and federal court. He will use his extensive experience to identify your goals and provide the legal counsel you need to achieve them.


As an experienced attorney, Gerald W. Hunt knows that no two cases are exactly alike. That is why he concentrates his practice on providing each client with personalized legal advice and service. He works closely with his clients to identify their unique goals. He then develops a legal strategy that is individually tailored to meet those goals. He takes the time to explain all of your options and to work through the pros and cons of your decision. At Hunt, Walsma & Gale, our attorneys are committed to ensuring that you receive the high-quality legal advice you need to favorably resolve your case.
As a small firm, we are able to provide one-on-one attention and service. Our attorneys will always respond to your phone calls and emails in a timely manner and make sure that your questions are answered.

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Attorney Gerald Hunt is an aggressive attorney who can provide the personalized legal advice you need to prevail in your case. Whether you are an individual, government, or corporate client, the attorneys at Hunt, Walsma & Gale have the knowledge and skill to answer your questions and explain your rights. Our attorneys and staff are ready to provide the counsel you need to achieve your financial, tax-related, or business goals. Contact our Yuma, Arizona office today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced business attorneys.