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Kevin C. Urtz is a senior associate attorney at Mockensturm, Ltd. with a primary focus in civil litigation, family and juvenile law, probate administration/estate planning, and employment law. Kevin currently represents clients in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Tax Court, in a wide array of civil matters, such as contract and business disputes, tax controversies, real estate, tort claims, probate litigation, and employment contract or discrimination claims. 
Kevin is a graduate of The University of Akron School of Law. He graduated cum laude and in the top 23% of his class. During law school, he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest grade in family law. While in law school, Kevin clerked for two Akron/Cleveland area law firms, volunteered at the Akron Law Expungement Clinic, and served as the Treasurer for the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.

Prior to joining Mockensturm, Ltd., Kevin worked for a law firm in the Cleveland/Akron area where he represented clients throughout Northeast Ohio in employment, personal injury, domestic relations, and general litigation matters. He practiced before state courts, federal courts, and before administrative agencies, including: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Social Security Administration, Ohio Industrial Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and Department of Veterans Affairs. Kevin was also a certified CASA/Guardian Ad Litem in Summit and Portage counties, where he represented and advocated for children in court proceedings, and he was accredited by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to handle claims for VA disability and pension benefits.

Prior to attending law school at the University of Akron, Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Seton Hill University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he also played baseball for four years.


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Seton Hill University, Greenburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2012
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Practice Areas

  • Family and Juvenile Law 20%
  • Business Development and Representation 30%
  • Employment Law 15%
  • Civil Litigation 20%
  • Probate Administration/Estate Planning 15%

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2019
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2020

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