Local Counsel in Northern District of Georgia

Why hire Kastorf Law as local counsel?

Kurt has substantial experience practicing before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and serves as local counsel on matters of national import. He has also worked directly for the court, serving as a judicial extern for Judge Julie Carnes before beginning a clerkship for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Just a few of Kurt’s recent matters before the Northern District include:

  • Serving as counsel before the Judge Steve C. Jones in a major voting rights challenge that Slate has characterized as “incredibly smart.
  • Recently concluding a complex products liability trial on behalf of a severely injured individual in front of the Judge Michael L. Brown, settling the case on favorable terms prior to verdict. The case was previously before Judge William S. Duffey, Jr.
  • Representing the estate of Anthony Hill in a civil rights law suit in front of Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr. over his shooting death by an officer of the Dekalb County Police Department.
  • Obtaining emergency relief before the Judge Steve C. Jones in the 2018 Gubernatorial Election, requiring counties to count absentee ballots with immaterial defects. Read more about this decision here.
  • Representing class plaintiffs before Judge Michael L. Brown challenging the legality of vehicle immobilization under Georgia law. Read about a related case here.
  • Representing the interests of attorneys involved in a law firm breakup in a consumer class action brought before Judge Richard W. Story.

To learn more about why Kurt Kastorf may be the right choice for local counsel in your matter, click here.