D. Joel Kurtz

joel@williamslawfirm.net
Joel Kurtz is a general-practice attorney, focusing on the areas of appellate litigation, bankruptcy, collections, corporate law, elder law–including wills, trusts, and estates–and real property law. Prior to joining Williams Law Firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Curtis L. Collier, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
 Joel earned his J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he was elected Order of the Coif and received the Dean’s Award in Property Law.  Joel received a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Adventist University.
Joel is currently admitted to practice in Arkansas and Tennessee.