Ira J. Kurzban, ESQ

Personal Injury

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131 Madeira Ave., Coral Gables, Florida 33134

(305) 444-0060

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About Ira J. Kurzban, ESQ

  • Mr. Kurzban holds J.D. and M.A. Degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. with honors from Syracuse University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He is also an honorary fellow of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law where he was honored for his exemplified signal service to every aspect of the legal profession. He is also the recipient of the Wasserstein Fellowship at Harvard University Law School and was named the 2020 Recipient of the Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law. Mr. Kurzban has been a founding partner in the law firm of Kurzban, Kurzban, Tetzeli, & Pratt P.A. of Miami, Florida for over 40 years and is the chair of the firm's... Read More

  • Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, California
  • J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. in Political Theory
  • Syracuse University
  • B.A.
  • Honors:
  • With High Honors
  • Honors:
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Awards

  • 2020 Recipient of the Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law
  • Super Lawyers, 2006-Present
  • Who’s Who Legal – International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers – Corporate Immigration, 2012
  • Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Immigration 2011
  • Named “Star Individual” Lawyer in Chambers
  • Named in the Best Lawyers in America for Immigration and Employment Law, 1995-Present
  • AV Rated with Lexis-Nexis, 2009-Present
  • Named one of world’s twenty-three most highly regarded corporate immigration lawyers
  • Named by Miami Today as One of the Twenty Best Lawyers in Dade County, Florida
  • Named by National Law Journal as One of the Top Twenty Immigration Lawyers in the United States
  • First Recipient of the Tobias Simon Award Presented by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court
  • Made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Selected by Esquire Magazine as part of America’s New Leadership Class
  • Selected in Newsweek Magazine as one of 100 American Heroes for his work for refugees
  • Named one of the top 100 employment lawyers in the US
  • Lawdragon – The Leading 500 Lawyers in America
  • Florida Legal Elite, 2004-Present
  • South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers, 2021
  • The Jack Wasserman Award for excellence in federal litigation
  • Edith Lowenstein Memorial Award for excellence in the advancement of immigration law given by the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Carol King Award for his efforts in immigration law given by the National Lawyers Guild
  • Named as one of the world’s twenty three most highly regarded corporate immigration lawyers in the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Recipient of the Lawyers of the Americas Award for his work on behalf of human rights in this hemisphere given by the University of Miami
  • Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Past-President
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Former General Counsel
  • Honorary Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Fellow
  • Wasserstein Fellowship, Harvard Law School
  • Bar Admissions

  • California, 1976
  • Florida, 1976
  • Iowa, 2008
  • New York, 2015
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th... Read More

  • Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Locations

    131 Madeira Ave., Coral Gables, Florida 33134

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