Director, Consumer Protection Project
Columbus Community Legal Services
Paul Kurth serves as the director of the Consumer Protection Project where he supervises students in representing clients in matters relating to consumer protection, bankruptcy, and family law, and in conducting community outreach projects to educate consumers on such topics as predatory lending, identity theft, and credit scams. As part of Columbus Community Legal Services, Paul Kurth has also worked in conjunction with the Families and the Law Clinic to provide holistic services to domestic violence survivors with regard to their consumer rights.
Prior to joining Columbus Community Legal Services, Paul Kurth was a sole practitioner whose expertise included family law, education law, juvenile law, and consumer protection law. Before obtaining his juris doctor, Paul Kurth worked for over ten years as a teacher and as an administrator in Montgomery County Public Schools.
Paul Kurth holds a B.Ed. from the University of Toledo, an M.S. in Administration and Supervision from Johns Hopkins University, and a J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.