Julie K. Kurtz is an equity partner at Canan Law and an accomplished trial lawyer with over 13 years of legal experience. She joined the firm in 2008 and has devoted her practice primarily to personal injury and civil litigation for the duration of her legal career.
Julie earned her Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, graduating cum laude and earning the Pro Bono Honors Award. During her time in law school, she served as a staff editor for the Florida Coastal Law Review and completed a clerkship with the Honorable Thomas E. Morris, United States Magistrate Judge.
For her legal skill and accomplishments, she has been recognized by Super Lawyers®, which selected her for inclusion in its 2017 list of Florida Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠. She is also an active member of the legal community, serving as vice president for both the St. Johns County Bar Association and St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2008||08/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star (Personal Injury Law)||Florida Super Lawyers||2017|
|Pro Bono Award||St. Johns County Legal Aid||2011|
|Pro Bono Honors||Florida Coastal School of Law||2008|
|Associate Attorney||Canan Law||2008 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Canan Law||2008 - 2008|
|Law Clerk Intern||Honorable Thomas E. Morris||2007 - 2007|
|Legal Assistant||Foley & Lardner, LLP||2006 - 2006|
|Legal Assistant||Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C.||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|St. Johns County Bar Association||President||2017 - Present|
|St. Johns County Bar Association||Vice President||2016 - Present|
|St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers||Vice President||2016 - Present|
|St. Augustine Humane Society||President - Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers||President||2017 - 2018|
|Florida Coastal Law Review||A New Beginning: How Bush v. Holmes Can Improve Public Education in Florida||2007|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Colorado - Boulder||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
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