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Howard A. Kurtz

Howard A. Kurtz

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

About Me

For over 2 decades as a criminal defense lawyer I have fought tirelessly for my clients in cases ranging from drug crimes to murder.  Call me at Kurtz & Bllum for aggressive and experienced representation.  At Kurtz & Blum, we're in your corner.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Criminal Defense: 24%
    23 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. White Collar Crime: 24%
    23 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 24%
    23 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 24%
    23 years
  5. Personal Injury: 4%
    18 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Thomas C. Goolsby

    I endorse Howard. He cares about his clients, works hard, is highly skilled and respected by fellow attorneys.


    Thomas Goolsby Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Matthew James Davenport

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew Davenport Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Kurtz & Blum

434 Fayetteville St.
Suite 710
Raleigh, NC, 27601




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberKurtz & Blum PLLC1998 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender, Cumberland County1992 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
PADIOpen Water Diver2001 - Present
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersN/A1992 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1992 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1992 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. Charles TriplinNot Guilty

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Publication NameTitleDate
The True BillEditor's Comments1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A1996
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Public Defender's ConferenceDigital Discovery2010