Brian Kurth

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Brian grew up in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he worked for several years as an actuary in Milwaukee and Chicago. He attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He now lives in Webster Groves, MO with his wife, Amy, and their 3 children. Outside of work, Brian spends most of his time with his family including coaching his kids’ baseball, basketball and softball teams.

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    J.D., 2007, cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    B.B.A. in Actuarial Science, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2007
  • Illinois, 2008
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2008
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Illinois Bar
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • St. Louis Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Awards & Accolades

  • 2014 & 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Starsâ„  List

Publications

Meyerkord v. The Zipatoni Company, -- S.W.3d --, 2008 WL 54557718 (Mo.App. E.D.), The Missouri Trial Attorney, Winter-Spring, 2009.

Classes/Seminars:

  • Adjunct Professor, Webster University - Legal Studies Program, 2008 - present.

Notable Cases:

  • Meyerkord v. The Zipatoni Co., 276 S.W.3d 319 (Mo.App. E.D. 2008).
    • Established false light invasion of privacy as a viable tort in Missouri.