Kurtis Katnik

  • Partner
  • Trial Lawyer
Santa Ana, CA

Kurtis Katnik earned his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011 with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude. Immediately following his graduation from law school, Kurt joined Katnik & Katnik Lawyers, where he is proud to represent the third generation of Katnik’s in the family law office.

Prior to attending law school, Kurt worked as Project Manager for a Detroit-based Canadian Development Company. He oversaw site management for a land development project in Sarnia, Ontario, and was the lead in working with local municipalities and attorneys while supervising the entire development process.

In 2006, Kurt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Policy, Management, and Planning with an emphasis in Urban Planning and Development from the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. While attending USC, Kurt was a successful student-athlete as a member of the USC football team, winning two NCAA National Championships.

Kurt resides in Newport Beach. He loves spending time outdoors whether it be at the beaches in Southern California or enjoying the seasons in Michigan. Kurt is a parishioner of St. Joachim Catholic Church. He is an avid sports fan, listing the USC Trojans, LA Lakers, Detroit Lions, and Detroit Tigers as his favorite teams. Kurt is a member of the California Bar Association and the California Applicants Attorney Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor – 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
    • Bachelor of Science – 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Bar Association, Member
  • California Applicants Attorney Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Parishioner, St. Joachim Catholic Church