Mr. Russell was recently named as a third partner in the Platt Hopwood firm due to his success in the practice of criminal law. In 2013 Mr. Russell became Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law and is a specialist in Criminal Trial practice. His previous employment at the office of the Public Defender has given Mr. Russell extensive trial experience in numerous area of criminal law. Whatever your criminal issue is Mr. Russell is prepared to fully dedicate himself to your unique case and fight for your legal rights. Mr. Russell is also an avid runner and a member of Space Coast Runners, which allows Mr. Russell to run in races across Florida.
Kurt and BRIC have collaborated on dozens of cases and maintain a solid success record. We love working with Kurt because he is in tune with his clients and their needs and works diligently to get them the help they need.
Kurt A. Russell, Esq.
Platt, Hopwood, Russell, & Cole PLLC
Areas Of Practice
Certified Legal Specialties
Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2012
Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
J.D. - 2004
Honors: Dean's List
Professional Associations and Memberships
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2005 to Present
Brevard County Bar Association, 2005 to Present
Past Employment Positions
Office of the Public Defender 18th Judicial Court, Assistant Public Defender, 2005 to 2012
Pro Bono Activities
Space Coast Runners, member