Bio & contact

Slappey-and-Sadd-Atlanta-Erik-Meadows-Photography-20-cropIn his legal pratice, Kurt represents clients in corporate, contract, estate planning, and tax matters. He is a member of the Fiduciary Law and Business Law sections of the Georgia State Bar. He currently serves as a Director and member of the Finance Committee of NAMI Georgia, Inc., and previously served as a board member and CFO for a music-industry start-up, Quality Entertainment International.

At the Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, Kurt is Associate Professor of Accounting, Director of Law, Ethics & Regulation at the Corporate Governance Center, and Fellow of the Coles College Internal Audit Center.

Kurt earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Georgia State University College of Law, in 1998, and is an alumnus of the Johannes-Kepler Universitaet-GSU Program on International Commercial Arbitration, and the Harvard Program on Negotiation’s Teaching Negotiation in the Organization. He is a member of the Georgia State Bar, licensed to practice in all Georgia State courts, including the Georgia Supreme Court, and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

In addition, Kurt is a Georgia CPA, having earned his B.S. and M.S. in Accounting at Brigham Young University, in 1986. Thereafter, he worked as an auditor and then tax consultant at Price Waterhouse – Atlanta, before joining Kennesaw State in 1990. Currently, he is working toward a Master of Science in Applied Statistics at Kennesaw State.

He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and is lead co-author of World Accounting, a multi-volume Lexis-Nexis treatise on global financial reporting, and has delivered seminars on financial reporting, corporate governance, corporate ethics and negotiation in major U.S., European and Latin American financial centers. He has published in the Journal of Legal Studies in Business, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Journal of Executive Education, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Tennessee Journal of Business Law.

Kurt can be reached by e-mail at or phone, at 404.861.5729. Confidentiality may be compromised by submitting sensitive information electronically. When in doubt, leave a voice mail.