About Howard Kurtz - Of Counsel

Howard is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his legal training at UNC Law School and Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College. He has two decades of courtroom experience and is licensed to practice in both North Carolina State and Federal Courts.

Howard has served as editor of a statewide legal publication and has also appeared as a guest commentator on True T.V. series (formerly Court TV) “Best Defense” and “In Session.” Howard is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, the premier attorney rating agency in the country. This is their highest rating.

Howard’s Credentials

  • Current Employment Position(s):
    • Member / Founding Partner
  • Practicing Since:
    • 1992
  • Year Joined Organization:
    • 1998
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Bar Admissions:
    • North Carolina, 1992
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1992
  • Education:
    • University of North Carolina School of Law
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1992
      J.D.
    • University of North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1989
      B.A.
  • Published Works:
    • Editor, The True Bill, North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 1998-1999
    • Editor, The True Bill, North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 2000-2001
  • Professional Associations and Memberships:
    • North Carolina State Bar, Member
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Past Employment Positions:
    • Assistant Public Defender, Fayetteville, N.C., 1992 – 1998
  • Birth Information:
    • April 30, 1967, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Rating Information:
    • Howard is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, the premier attorney rating agency in the country. This is their highest rating.