Who We Are


Attorney at Law; Owner

Carol was born in Oregon and raised in Spokane, Washington. She received her BA from Washington State University and her J.D. from Arizona State University.  Carol has practiced elder law since 1993, with the law firm now known as Eymann Allison Jones, P.S. In January 2020, Carol opened her own solo practice, Hunter Elder Law, PLLC, but housed her practice alongside her former partners.

Carol is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Spokane County Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. She is on the Spokane County Court Visitor/Guardian ad Litem Registry and Court Visitor/Guardian ad Litem Training Board.

Carol enjoys contributing to her community. She is on the Hospice of Spokane Board of Directors, WSU Planned Giving Advisory Board, the Spokane Public Radio Community Advisory Board, and Innovia Foundation’s “Ignite” Board of Directors. She was the co-founder of the Spokane Chapter of Girls on the Run. She was on the Lilac Bloomsday Assoc (LBA) Board of Directors and chaired the LBA Corporate Cup division for many years.

Carol is married with one college aged son and a dog named Fiona.  In her spare time, Carol enjoys running, walking, practicing yoga, picking books for book club, and planning her next adventure.

CH photo.2021.jpg


Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Connie Grumbly is a lifelong Spokane area resident. She found her passion for elder law in 1994 and has been working with Carol Hunter since 2005. Connie manages the calendar and client files, prepares documents (under the attorney's supervision and direction), performs the day-to-day bookkeeping duties, and anything else that needs to be done. 

Connie has been involved with her children’s school, and volunteered for the Lilac Bloomsday Association in various capacities. She is married with two adult children, two dogs, a cat, and three grand-dogs. In her free time, she enjoys paper-crafting, quilting, reading, lake activities, and hanging out with her dogs, friends and family.



Compassion advisor

Fiona, English mastiff

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.”—Max Eastman

Fiona the English Mastiff.jpg


Heart melter

Belle, Yorkie-poodle

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”—Orhan Pamuk



The energizer

Sheba, Pomsky-Lab-Golden-border collie mix

"The size of the heart is more important than the size of the body" - author unknown