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For the past 13 years, Attorney Robert R. Kurtz has been dedicated to practicing criminal defense in federal and state courts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1995, and his Juris Doctorate degree with honors in 2000 from the University of Tennessee College of Law. In 1998, Mr. Kurtz started working in a private practice with several criminal defense lawyers. By 2004, he had realized that he wanted to have more personal contact with his clients, and decided to start his own practice. In 2007, Attorney Kurtz moved his practice to a historic building on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. Kurtz is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Knoxville Bar Association, and a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In addition to practicing law, Attorney Kurtz is dedicated to giving back to the Knoxville community. From 2009 to 2011, he worked as an Adjunct Professor in the Innocence/ Wrongful Convictions Clinic at the University of Tennessee, College of Law. Mr. Kurtz is the Criminal Justice Act District Panel Representative for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, where he serves as the liaison between the bar and the federal judiciary. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, and served on the Wesley House Community Center Board of Directors from 2006 to 2008. At Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, Attorney Kurtz is prepared to represent individuals facing a variety of charges ranging from minor misdemeanors to major felonies. To find out more about how you may be able to retain the representation of Attorney Kurtz, do not hesitate to contact Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law today.