Pamela D. Kurt

(440) 944-1966

Pamela D. Kurt received her Associate Degree at Lakeland Community College and continued her education at Cleveland State University, receiving her bachelor degree, magna cum laude, in Urban Studies Management in 2000. Later, Ms. Kurt graduated from Cleveland-Marshall, Cleveland State College of Law, in the dual degree program. She received both her Master's in Public Administration and her Juris Doctorate in December of 2003. She lives in Painesville Township, Ohio with her fiancé and their dog Bailey.

Areas of Practice
Family Law
Mediation services

Litigation Percentage
55% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties
Ohio Domestic Violence Mediation Training 2006
Ohio Basic 12-hour Mediation training 2009
Ohio Supreme Court Judicial College Guardian Ad Litem training 2009
Fair Housing Training at John Marshall College of Law in Chicago 2002 & 2006

Bar Admissions
Ohio, 2008
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2009
U.S. Supreme Court, 2014

Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
Juris Doctorate - 2003
Cleveland State University  -  M.P.A, Master’s in Public Administration - 2003
Cleveland State University  -   B.S. in Urban Studies Management magna cum laude - 2000
Lakeland Community College  -  A.S. Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies - 1999

Adjunct faculty member, Bryant & Stratton College teaching classes in the paralegal, criminal justice and business programs
Forbes House, Speaker 
Lakeland Women's Center, Speaker 

Honors and Awards
CSU Women Alumni Scholarship
Lake County Bar Association scholarship award
Received a Pro Bono and Community Service Award in 2002 
Named NAPW Women of the Year, 2011 - 2012
Lakeland Community College, Hall of Fame recipient 2010
CBC Magazine Article - Driven to Serve

Professional Associations and Memberships
Ohio State Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2011 - Present
National Association of Professional Women
American Bar Association, Advisory Panel
Ohio State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Geauga County Bar Association
Ohio Women's Bar Association, Legislative Committee
Western Lake County Chamber, Board Member
Willoughby Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
BNI, former Chapter President
Ohio Care Council, former Board Member
Forbes, Board Member
McKinley Outreach Center, Board Member
Lakeland Strategic Planning Committee
Willoughby Hills, Economic Development Committee
Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute, Class of 2013
Positive Thinkers Network, Charter member
My Women's Business Network, member
Lake County District Mock Trial Judge, 2010
LAB, "Learning About Business", former Board Member
Willoughby Rotary member

Past Employment Positions

City of Cleveland Fair Housing Administrator
Grievance Director, Cuyahoga County Bar Association
Judicial law clerk, for the Honorable Judge Larry Allen of Willoughby Municipal Court

Pro Bono Activities
Willoughby United Methodist Church, Mission & Social Concerns Committee

Pi Alpha Alpha

Pamela D. Kurt