Marvin Kurzban

Marvin Kurzban

Partner
Location:
Miami, Florida
Phone:
305-444-0060
Fax:
305-444-3503
Email:

Marvin Kurzban, the firm's managing partner, was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 9, 1945; admitted to the bar, 1970, Florida; 1971 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 1976, U.S. (Court of Appeal), 5th Circuit; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court, Education: George Washington University (B.A., with honors, 1976); University of Miami (J.D., with honors 1970), Phi Alpha Delta (President, 1970). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award Member, Member University of Miami Law Review, 1969-1970. Author: "The Presumption of Legitimacy as Affected by Standing, Antenuptial Conception under The Lord Mansfield Rule." University of Miami Law Review, Winter 1970, Vol. 24, No. 2. Member: Dade County and American Bar Association, Florida Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice.

Mr. Kurzban has been lead trial counsel in numerous cases of public note particularly against governmental entities for injuries to the public, Boyle v. Department of Transportation, Morejon v. Department of Environmental Protection, Jean-Baptiste v. Dade County, Rivera v. Dade County. Additionally, he has established record amounts of medical malpractice and personal injury recoveries. He is the proud father of Jed, Seth, and Meredith Kurzban, and husband of Susan Kurzban.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Maritime
  • Commercial Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 1970
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta President, 1970
    • Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award Member
    • Law Review: University of Miami Law Review, Member, 1969 - 1970
  • George Washington University
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • "The Presumption of Legitimacy as Affected by Standing, Antenuptial Conception under The Lord Mansfield Rule", University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, Winter, 1970

Representative Cases

  • Boyle v. Department of Transportation
  • Morejon v. Department of Environmental Protection
  • Jean-Baptiste v. Dade County
  • Rivera v. Dade Count

Honors and Awards

  • Lawdragon - Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America
  • Top Florida Lawyers, 2006
  • AV Rated with Lexis-Nexis, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member