Austin Kurtz Personal Injury Attorney

Austin K. Kurtz


As a Phoenix personal injury attorney, Austin represents plaintiff’s rights with the utmost dedication. He focuses on car accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and products liability cases. He prides himself on going above-and-beyond for his clients and fighting for justice.

Austin is skilled in managing significant personal injury cases from intake to trial.  A recognized Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, Austin recently served as first chair in a trial involving a complex wrongful death lawsuit, which he handled from inception all the way through a favorable settlement on the third day of 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, 2021-2022
  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones To Watch, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2023

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.
  • Successfully second-chaired personal injury trial for burn case against a private country club, receiving a $640,000 verdict.
  • Directed and resolved life insurance malpractice case from failing to recommend appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Successfully obtained injured plaintiff a significant pre-suit resolution for injuries suffered in elevator failure.
  • Assisted in negotiating and resolving several 7-figure cases.
  • Successfully represented countless plaintiffs who were victims of negligence in car accidents.
  • Resolved various medical malpractice cases for negligence of medical professionals and hospitals.
  • Helped wrongful death beneficiaries secure favorable result for opioid overdose of family member.
  • Assisted in various tread separation and other automotive product liability cases which obtained significant resolutions.
  • Assisted in significant boating accident case against public entities.

Press Releases

Jeff Pyburn is an outstanding personal injury attorney. I’ve worked with Jeff for nearly 20 years, have personally attended trials with Jeff as 1st-chair [plaintiff’s] counsel that resulted in extremely favorable verdicts, and can attest that Jeff is always very well-prepared and a top-shelf litigator. Jeff is one of the best.

ANONYMOUSBest Lawyers Client Review

“I highly recommend anyone who is looking for an auto injury attorney to lawyers of G & K. Eleanor, Bob, Karen, and the entire team went above and beyond with my motor vehicle case, they were consistent with follow up calls, 100% on strong work, feedback, and clear guidance in my case with outstanding results. Their detailed follow ups and check-ins calls were always my piece of mind through the entire process. Thank you for your support and dedication to my case!

Jesus R. Y.Google

In abundance….my case was handled with utmost care and professionalism!! Personalized attention to a very difficult set of circumstances with a phenomenal conclusion that went above and beyond my expectations!!


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.


My secretary used them and said nothing but good things. My initial conversation with them went well and seemed to be pretty straight up, which I can’t say for all lawyers that I have spoken to.



  • 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