Mary Kathryn Kurth

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina



Mary Kathryn Kurth, our newest attorney, began working at Edwards Kirby during law school.  Her areas of practice include personal injury, medical malpractice and health insurance lien resolution.

Mary Kathryn is an active member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Tenth Judicial District Bar, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the Wake County Bar Association. She is also an active member of Edenton Street United Methodist Church and has volunteered with SAFEchild since 2009. She is married to Richard Kurth.

Mary Kathryn is a native of Tarboro, N.C. After graduating as valedictorian of her high school class, she attended N.C. State University where she obtained her B.A. in political science with a minor in Spanish in 2008.

Mary Kathryn has always had an interest in the law. She earned her paralegal certificate from Meredith College in 2010 and worked as a N.C. Certified Paralegal until enrolling at Campbell Law School in 2012.

During law school, Mary Kathryn was on the dean’s list and was awarded competitive merit scholarships. While in school, she worked at the N.C. Department of Justice in both the Tort Claims and Health & Public Assistance sections, and at the N.C. Department of Health & Human Services, all through externship programs. Additionally, she was a research assistant to Professor Patrick K. Hetrick.

Mary Kathryn was a member of the leadership board for the Campbell Law Innocence Project, which is dedicated to exonerating those who are wrongfully convicted. During law school, she began working at Edwards Kirby as a law clerk. After law school, she was in the first class of Wallace Fellows at Campbell Law School. As a Wallace Public Service Fellow, she helped oversee 15 student pro bono projects varying from drafting wills to representing clients in obtaining domestic violence protective orders.

  • Personal injury
  • Medical malpractice
  • Health insurance lien resolution
  • $1.5 million settlement –Child drowns in pool with lifeguards on duty.
  • $6 million settlementChild suffers paralysis from an injury at a recreation center.
  • $950,000 settlement – Dump truck accident with fatality.
  • $1.2 million – Injury to mother during childbirth.
  • $1.05 million settlement – Employee seriously injured after falling down elevator shaft.


These results cannot be used to predict success in future cases.  All cases are different and must be judged on their own facts.