Brett J. Kurland
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Tampa, FL

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LAWYERS OF DISTINCTION 2019 | *****
Client Champion
NADC Badge
Avvo Rating 10.0 | Top Attorney Car Accident
Avvo Rating superb| Top Attorney Car Accident
America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys 2019® Recipient Award
MOTOR VEHICLE TRIAL LAWYERS | TOP 25
Rue Ratings Lifetime Charter Member | Best Attorneys of America
The National Trial Lawyers
Brett Kurland is a former Scholar Athlete from the University of South Carolina. Brett has spent his entire legal career fighting for victims. First, as an Assistant State Attorney representing the victims of crime and then as a personal injury attorney representing injured victims.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1998

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Stetson University, Deland, Florida
    • M.B.A. - 1997
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: Finance and Marketing

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2020
  • America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2020
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
  • Lifetime Charter Member of the renowned Best Attorneys of America
  • Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Platinum Award, 2020
  • Top 25 - Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Best Law Firms in Florida - U.S. News & World Florida, 2020
  • Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2020
  • Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2018
  • Top Lawyers in Florida - Legal Network, 2018
  • Best Law Firms in Florida - U.S. News & World Florida, 2018
  • Top 25 - Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2017
  • Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Top Lawyers in Florida - The Legal Network, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America - Best Attorneys of America, 2015
  • Nation's Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Florida Legal Elite - Florida Trend Magazine, 2012
  • RID Award - RID (Remove Intoxicated Drivers), 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Morgan & Morgan, P.A., Attorney, 2001 to 2007
  • State Attorneys Office, Sixth Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney, 1998 to 2001

Client Stories

 
Imagine you are driving along minding your own business when a semi hits a median after crossing three lanes of traffic, blocking your lane. Unable to stop in time, you strike the truck’s cab with your much smaller vehicle. We don’t have to imagine that scenario because one of our clients lived it. Though he was unable to walk away from the crash without injury, we were able to help him walk away from the incident with a settlement that will make things easier for him and his family.