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Kurt Bennett - Normandy Park, WA

19803 1st Avenue SouthSuite 200 Normandy Park, WA 98148

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Updated: 05/06/2024

Normandy Park Redemption Law Lawyer

Overview

Kurt is the Senior Attorney at our firm: Kurt Bennett - The Redemption Lawyer, the firm he founded in 2000. Since its beginnings, Kurt has been a zealous advocate for hundreds of clients, representing people from all walks of life. From stay at home parents to professional athletes, each client gets the highest level of attention and representation.

Kurt has been at the forefront of "Redemption Law" - the law of clearing criminal records...

Kurt is the Senior Attorney at our firm: Kurt Bennett - The Redemption Lawyer, the firm he founded in 2000. Since its beginnings, Kurt has been a zealous advocate for hundreds of clients, representing people from all walks of life. From stay at home parents to professional athletes, each client gets the highest level of attention and representation.

Kurt has been at the forefront of "Redemption Law" - the law of clearing criminal records. As such, Kurt has been a frequent faculty member of Lorman, NBI, the Criminal Justice Institute, King County Bar Association, and Washington State Bar Association to teach and update lawyers and judges on current trends in Washington Law. In addition, Kurt has been requested to testify before committees of the Washington Legislature on proposed legislation.

From 2009 - 2013, Kurt served as a Judge Pro Tem for the King County District Court, where he presided over thousands of cases at all stages of proceedings. This experience gives Kurt valuable perspective on his cases.

Kurt is passionate about Redemption Law and freeing people from their pasts. Kurt has gained a solid reputation for his creative solutions to complicated problems that allow his clients to move forward constructively. Be it Pardons, Certificates of Restoration of Opportunity, Expungements, or other legal remedies, Kurt is dedicated to finding solutions.

In addition to the practice of law, Kurt is an avid musician, outdoorsman, and practitioner of Tae Kwon Do.

About Kurt Bennett

Practice Areas

  • Redemption Law 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Attorney

Year Joined Firm

  • 2000

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL) (Member)
  • King County Bar Association (Member)
  • Washington Defenders Association, 1998 - Present (Member)

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    J.D.
    Honors: Dean's List
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1992
    B.S.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: With High Honors
    Major: Biology
  • Texas Tech’s College of Business Administration, Texas
    M.B.A.

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Order

Past Positions

  • Judge Pro Tem, King County District Court, 2009 - Present
  • Allen, Hansen, and Maybrown, Associate, 1997 - 2000

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Attorney Education CLE
  • Speaker/Teacher, Lorman Education Services
  • Data - The Issue of the 21st Century, Criminal Justice Institute, 2018
  • Firearms Rights & Restoration, Criminal Justice Institute, 2017
  • Gun Law in Washington, NBI, 2016
  • Data - What They Got on You, Criminal Justice Institute, 2015
  • Expunging, Sealing, and Vacating, Criminal Justice Institute, 2014

Ancillary Businesses

  • Judge Pro Team - King County District Court (since 2009)

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Kurt Bennett

Included on the 2024 Washington list


Past Lists

  • 2005 Washington Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Washington Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Kurt Bennett on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Ordained Minister, 2013
  • King County Bar Association - Volunteer of the Year, 2009
  • Washington Law & Politics - Rising Star, 2001
  • Washington Law & Politics - Rising Star, 1999
  • Washington Law & Politics - Rising Star, 1998

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Office Information

Address

19803 1st Avenue SouthSuite 200 Normandy Park, WA 98148

Fax

  • 206-508-3982

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

8 AM - 4 PM Monday - Friday

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