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Jerry Bruce Kurz

Jerry Bruce Kurz, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1980, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1980, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1983, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 1984. Named to Hall of Fame, Minor Semi-pro Football, 1987, Arena Football.

Background

  • Kurz, Jerry Bruce was born on June 21, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack and Delores Estelle (Koss) Kurz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oklahoma, 1971. Juris Doctor, Northern Illinois University, 1979.

    Career

    • Teacher, counselor Chicago Public Schools, 1972—1979. Partner Hall & Kurz, Chicago, since 1980. Owner Arena Football League and Gridiron Enterprises Inc.

      Owner worldwide rights Arena Football. General counsel Arena Football, United States & Europe. Director Minor Professional Football Association, since 1980, Metropolitan Football League, Chicago, since 1983, Free Agent Scouting Combine, Chicago, since 1983.

      General counsel Arena Football League. Served to captain United States Army, 1968-1969, Vietnam.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1980, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1980, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1980, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1983, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member of American Association For Justice, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Football, swimming, hockey, travel.

    Connections

    • 1 child Matthew Hall.
    • father: Jack Kurz
    • mother: Delores Estelle (Koss) Kurz
    • child: Matthew Hall Kurz
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    Born June 21, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality

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