Tash & Kurtz - Family Law Attorneys

Jon Kurtz
At the Crossroads Excellent Counsel.

Jon Brenner Kurtz

Professional

  • Adjunct Professor, Wake Forest University School of Law (Family Law, 2007)
  • Board Certified Specialist in family law by The North Carolina State Bar since 2001
  • North Carolina State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialty Committee 2008-2011, 2011-2014.
    • — Committee Chair, 2013-2014.
  • Rated "AV" (Highest Rating) by Martindale-Hubbell law directory since 2006
  • Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" in the field of family law by Woodward/White
  • Listed among the top “Super Lawyers in North Carolina” by Law & Politics magazine since 2006
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association (Family Law Section) and Forsyth County Bar Association since 1994
  • Ethics & Grievance Committee, Twenty-first Judicial District Bar of North Carolina 2000-2003
    • — Chair 2002-2003
  • Member, Family Law Council, North Carolina Bar Association 2002-2005
    • — Chair, Alimony Legislative Committee 2003-2007
  • Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Family Law Section, North Carolina Bar Association 2004-2005
  • Treasurer, Family Law Council, North Carolina Bar Association 2001-2002
  • President, Young Lawyers Division of Forsyth County Bar 1999-2000
  • Member, Executive Committee, Forsyth County Bar Association 1999-2000 & 2002-2003
  • Boss of the Year, Legal Support Staff of Winston-Salem 1998-1999
  • A Founding Member of Tash & Kurtz, PLLC, Winston-Salem, NC

Publications and Presentations

  • Author and Lecturer, “Third Party Custody & Visitation.” Child’s Play: An Overview of Custody Issues. North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, May 2014.
  • Co-Course Planner, 2013 North Carolina Family Law Specialists Annual Conference, Continuing Legal Education Program.
  • Co-Author and Lecturer, "Religious Beliefs and Custody," The Modern American Family: Representing Non-Traditional Families.  North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Continuing Legal Education, February  2013.
  • Author and Lecturer, "Third-Party Interveners in a Custody Case - Best Interest."  Guardian Ad Litem Training.  The Children's Law Center of Central North Carolina, January  2013.
  • Author and Lecturer, “Representing the Parents of Special Needs Children,” In Sickness or in Health, 2011 Family Law Fall Meeting. North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, September 2011.
  • Co-Author and Lecturer, “Managing a Child Custody Case,” The Modern Family, 2010 Basics of Family Law. North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, November 2010.
  • Author and Lecturer, "Custody Motions," Family Law – How To's. A Practical Guide for Handling Family Law Cases. N.C. Advocates for Justice, Continuing Legal Education, December 2009.
  • Author and Lecturer, “Relationship Between Equitable Distribution, Alimony and Child Support,” Wake Forest School of Law Continuing Legal Education, October 2007.
  • Co-Author and Lecturer, “Custody Motions,” Family Law Specialist Conference, July 2007.
  • Co-Course Planner, Basics of Family Law, North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, November 2006.
  • Guest Lecturer, Wake Forest University School of Law, Clinic Program, January 2006 - “Client Interviewing Techniques.”
  • Author, "Equitable Distribution of Stock Grants – The Lesson of Ubertaccio," North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, July 25, 2005, Vol. 18, No. 19.
  • Co-Course Planner, 2005 North Carolina Family Law Specialists Annual Conference, Continuing Legal Education Program
  • Author and Lecturer, “Creative Uses for Financial Standing Affidavits and Pretrial Orders,” Alimony & PSS – Ten Years After the Fact (2005 Family Law Annual Meeting), North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, May 2005.
  • Author, "Equitable Distribution of Stock Grants – The Lesson of Ubertaccio," Family Forum, Vol. 25, No. 5, May 2005.
  • Guest Lecturer, Wake Forest University School of Law, Clinic Program, January 2005 - “Client Interviewing Techniques.”
  • Co-Course Planner, Basics of Family Law, North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, November 2004.
  • Author and Lecturer, “Legal Traps in Family Law Cases,” Basics of Family Law, North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, November 2004.
  • Author and Lecturer, “Use and Limits of Protection,” Evidentiary Issues in Child Custody Cases: Hot Topics in Family Law,” North Carolina Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education, September 2004.
  • Author, “North Carolina’s Alimony Statute: Is It Time for Guidelines?” North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Trial Briefs, October 2003.
  • Author and Lecturer, "How to Avoid Reduction of Your Client's Marital Share in Equitable Distribution," Practical Family Law 2002 Seminar, Wake Forest School of Law Continuing Legal Education.
  • Guest Speaker, Wake Forest University School of Law, April 1999 - "How to Succeed as a New Lawyer."
  • Organizer and Lecturer, 1997 - 1999, “What You Didn't Learn in Law School Seminar," Sponsored by Forsyth County Young Lawyers Division.
  • Guest Speaker, Wake Forest University School of Law, 1998 - "Opportunities for Young Lawyers in the Legal Profession."
  • Co-Author and Lecturer, "Child Support and Interstate Issues," Practical Family Law Desk Book 1996 - Wake Forest University School of Law Continuing Legal Education.
  • Co-Author, "Divorce," North Carolina General Practice Handbook 1997, Wake Forest University School of Law Continuing Legal Education.
  • Co-Author, "Alimony," North Carolina General Practice Handbook 1997, Wake Forest University School of Law Continuing Legal Education.
  • Co-Author, "Family Law Contracts," North Carolina General Practice Handbook 1997, Wake Forest University School of Law Continuing Legal Education.
  • Co-Author, "Setting Aside Separation Agreements," Family Forum, Vol. 16, No. 3, January 1996.

Community Service

  • Member, Clinic Committee - Wake Forest University School of Law 2001-2002
  • Supervising Attorney, Wake Forest University Law School Clinical Program 2001-2005
  • Board of Directors, Blumenthal Jewish Home for the Aged 1998-2001
  • Vice President, Temple Emanuel 2002-2003
  • Board of Advisors, Brenner Children's Hospital 2005-
  • Executive Board of Directors, Amarr Garage Doors 2005-
  • Corporation Member, Lewisville, NC Fire Department 2009-2012

Personal

  • Born on August 23, 1968 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. 1994
  • University of Alabama, B.A. 1991
    • — Phi Beta Kappa
    • — magna cum laude


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