Julie Kurtz Partner & Dedicated Attorney

Get to Know Attorney Julie Kurtz

Julie K. Kurtz joined Canan Law in 2008 after earning her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law, cum laude. She is an equity partner, and her practice focuses on personal injury and civil litigation. Julie is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2016


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude – 2008
    • Honors: Pro Bono Honors Award
    • Law Review: Florida Coastal Law Review, Staff Editor, 2006 – 2008
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • B.A. – 2002
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • A New Beginning: Bush v. Holmes, 8 Fla. Coastal L. Rev. 163 , Summer, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Super Lawyers – Rising Star (Personal Injury Law), 2017
  • St. Johns County Legal Aid Pro Bono Award, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • St. Johns County Bar Association, Vice President, 2016 – Present
  • St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers, Vice President, 2016 – Present
  • St. Johns County Bar Association, President, 2017 – Present
  • St. Johns Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2017 – 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Clerk Intern to the Honorable Thomas E. Morris, United States Magistrate Judge, Jacksonville, Florida, 2007


  • English

What Sets Canan Law Apart?

  • Always in Your Corner

    When you are facing a legal matter, it can seem like everything is spinning out of control. Our team works to slow things down and present you with all of your options in order to fulfill your best interests.

  • Community Knowledge

    The attorneys at Canan Law all live in the community they work in and truly care about the people who they are helping. They also know of all the individuals in the legal and court systems in the area.

  • Dedicated Teamwork

    When you hire one Canan Law attorney, you hire us all. We make it a point to work with our whole team on your case to ensure there is always somebody available to answer your questions.

  • Litigation Experience

    Our team of attorneys has over 250 combined jury trials. We are not afraid to take your case to trial to ensure you are getting everything you need & deserve.

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