Austin Kurtz Personal Injury Attorney

Austin K. Kurtz


Austin represents his client’s rights with the utmost dedication in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and a variety of business litigation matters. In his catastrophic injury practice, Austin handles car and motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability, bicycle crashes, elevator failures, insurance bad faith, and insurance malpractice. He also has experience handling a variety of traditional commercial litigation, including business-to-business disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, partnership dissolutions, and real estate theft.

Skilled in managing major cases from start to finish, Austin has taken the lead and first-chaired complex wrongful death lawsuits, from intake to depositions and discovery, through obtaining favorable settlements before and during trial.

Austin believes in going the distance on behalf of the individuals he represents and is dedicated to giving his clients the best possible advocacy imaginable. He is passionate about ensuring the right outcome and thrives in managing and advocating personal injury cases because such matters are often professionally challenging and personally fulfilling.

Valued for his responsiveness to clients and colleagues alike and for creating and presenting arguments that are persuasive and make sense to judges, juries, and other matter constituents, Austin is at his best when faced with reconciling the law with humanity and dignity. Austin is appreciated by everyone around him for his clear communication style, steadfast civility, absolute persistence when it comes to problem-solving, compassion for those he serves, and consummate professionalism in dealing with even the most emotional situations in a fact-based and logical way.

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Honors & Awards

  • Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Personal Injury Products: Plaintiff, 2021-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones To Watch, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, 2023-2024; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2023-2024; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2023-2024
  • Phoenix Personal Injury Local Legal Authority with Attorney at Law Magazine
  • Phoenix Car Accident Local Legal Authority with Attorney at Law Magazine

Community & Philanthropy

  • Almost There Rescue, Board Member, 2021
  • Arizona State University, Sparky Supporting Brain Tumor Research, Former Founder and President, 2009

Representative Cases

  • First-chaired wrongful death trial for bicycle crash and obtained 7-figure settlement mid-trial.
  • Second-chaired personal injury trial for burn case against a private country club and obtained a $640,000 verdict.
  • Directed and resolved life insurance malpractice case from failing to recommend appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Obtained a significant pre-suit resolution for plaintiff’s injuries suffered in elevator failure.
  • Assisted in negotiating and resolving several 7-figure cases.
  • Resolved medical malpractice case for negligence of medical professionals and hospital.
  • Helped wrongful death beneficiaries secure favorable result for opioid overdose of family member.
  • Assisted in tread separation and other automotive product liability cases which obtained significant resolutions.
  • Assisted in significant boating accident case against public entities.

Press Releases

Austin was just the person I needed to speak to. He was reassuring and well educated. We chatted for over an hour and he allowed me to replay every detail I needed to get out. He asked all the right questions and left me with a sense of peace. Thank you Austin!


I was recently in a car accident where another driver totaled my car. G&K and Austin Kurtz were super helpful when I really needed it.


Professional and determined, GK and Austin Kurtz we’re a delight to work with. I’ve worked with several other top firms in town over the years and have had the best overall experience with GK.


I had the pleasure of working with Austin Kurtz and I was not disappointed. His attention to detail and deep knowledge base guided us through an uncertain time. Great service.


Austin has helped me out tremendously with several legal issues over the years. He’s sharp as a tack, respectful and professional. I couldn’t recommend his services enough. NOBODY better in town than AK.



  • University of California, Los Angeles
    J.D., 2015
    Dean’s Scholar
  • Arizona State University
    B.A., B.S., summa cum laude, 2012

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Colorado, 2015
  • Arizona, 2016
  • California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2016

Associations & Memberships

  • Arizona Association for Justice, Co-Chair of Membership Outreach
  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • State Bar of Colorado, Member