Kurt received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law where he was the runner-up in the moot court negotiation competition. He also was a member of the moot court appellate advocacy team, competed in the ABA-sponsored regional appellate advocacy competition, and took second place in the New York Bar-sponsored regional appellate advocacy competition, earning a slot at the New York Bar-sponsored national appellate advocacy competition.
During his career, Kurt has gained experience through more than 50 solo/first chair District Court jury trials that were brought to verdict in Colorado. He is also a recurring attendee of the NITA deposition skills seminar, as well as, NITA trial seminar. In 2012, Kurt presented “Managing Juror Expectations of Opposing Experts” at the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Conference.
Kurt has represented Colorado and Utah clients in all phases of personal injury, insurance, skier liability, professional liability, construction defect, and premises liability litigation. He as additionally managed two high volume law offices in distinctly different jurisdictions. He has been responsible for reviewing claims department, staff counsel, and special investigations unit processes for compliance with state statutes, rules, ordinances and common law.
In his free time, Kurt enjoys gardening, studying history, home improvement, and international travel.