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I am licensed to practice law in Florida and West Virginia, and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida, Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  I am a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator, and I have completed the Windstorm Insurance Network ("W.I.N.D.") Appraiser and Umpire Certifications.

I received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida, a Master of Business Administration degree from West Virginia University, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami.  While at the University of Miami School of Law, I was awarded membership to The Order of the Coif, legal education’s national honorary society.  I also served as an Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Business Law Review, and received a Dean’s Merit Scholarship.

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10464 Tam O Shanter Road
Pensacola, FL, 32514

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  1. Insurance: 100%

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Hourly ($275-350/hour), contingent (10-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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    Kurt is by far one of the most knowledgeable attorneys I have come across, and it is very evident by the exceptional work product he produces. He is a very skilled and gifted litigator. His friendly demeanor, hard work ethic, and knowledge of the industry will benefit all of his clients.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WVAuthorized to practice law200407/13/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
The Order of the CoifUniversity of Miami School of Law2003
Juris Doctor with honors: Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Miami School of Law2003
Dean's Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Miami School of Law2002
CALI Excellence for the Future AwardUniversity of Miami School of Law2002
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGalloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC2005 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Virginia BarMember2004 - Present
Florida BarMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dade County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAttorney MemberN/A
United States District Court for the Northern District of West VirginiaAttorney MemberN/A
United States District Court for the Southern District of West VirginiaAttorney MemberN/A
United States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaAttorney MemberN/A
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney MemberN/A
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAttorney MemberN/A
The Order of the CoifMemberN/A
Windstorm Insurance NetworkMemberN/A
Coral Gables Bar AssociationMemberN/A
University of Miami Business Law ReviewArticle and Comments Editor2001 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Northern Ins. Co. of New York v. Pelican Point Harbor, Inc., No. 3:05cv184/MCR/MD, 2006 WL 1285078 (N.D. Fla. 2006).N/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Abogados NewsReclamos del Seguro de Propiedad2015
Florida Public Adjuster's Handbook of Statutes, Rules, and Other Legal AuthoritiesFlorida Public Adjuster's Handbook of Statutes, Rules, and Other Legal Authorities2014
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
West Virginia UniversityN/AMBA - Master of Business Administration2000
University of South FloridaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1995