Kurt A. Russell

Kurt A. Russell

Melbourne, Florida
321-725-5638 (Local)
800-479-3032 (Toll Free)
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.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Criminal

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2012


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Purdue University
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Telecommunications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2005 - Present
  • Brevard County Bar Association, 2005 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the Public Defender 18th Judicial Court, Assistant Public Defender, 2005 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Space Coast Runners, member