Law Ofc of Jim Kurkhill & Kulit Consulting
- Orange County, California Area
- Legal Services
Jim Kurkhill's Overview
- Principal at Law Ofc of Jim Kurkhill
- Principal at Kulit Consulting
- Partner at Haushalter, Kurkhill & Gaspar, LLP
- Product Development Engineer at Melles Griot
- Engineer (MTS II) at Hughes Aircraft Company
- Engineer (Co-Op Program) at Eastman Kodak
Jim Kurkhill's Summary
Founder of Kulit Consulting. Kulit (pronounced "cool-it") is a unique consulting firm offering technical case consultation to attorneys & claims professionals who need assistance for the development, presentation and risk assessment for technical or complex litigation. Blending legal, engineering and graphic skills, Kulit delivers whole-case presentation solutions, including 3D computer modeling/animation, PowerPoint, graphic time lines, and accident investigation.
Law Office of Jim Kurkhill; Formerly partner at Haushalter, Kurkhill & Gaspar, LLP. 1993-2010; practicing in the areas of commercial and residential construction law, complex construction defect litigation, product failure, delay claims, change order disputes, and contract drafting. Jim is a frequent lecturer on various topics involving California construction law, handling and presenting complex construction cases.
All aspects of construction law, including construction defects, delay claims, change order disputes, contract negotiation & drafting, litigating complex multi-party disputes, and technical claim analysis.
Jim Kurkhill's Experience
Haushalter, Kurkhill & Gaspar, LLP
1993 – 2010 (17 years)
Seventeen years experience in all aspects of construction law (commercial and residential), complex technical cases, general business litigation, contract drafting & negotiation, personal injury, job site injury, premises liability, wrongful death.
Product Development Engineer
Public Company; 201-500 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry
1987 – 1990 (3 years)
Developed and marketed various precision opto-mechanical mounting and positioning components for laboratory and production applications serving industrial, commercial, aerospace and research industries.
Engineer (MTS II)
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GMH; Defense & Space industry
1983 – 1987 (4 years)
Field Engineer supporting development of Sealite Beam Director at the Electro Optical & Data Systems Group (EDSG) El Segundo, CA & at the High Energy Laser System Test Facility (HELSTF), White Sand Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico.
Engineer (Co-Op Program)
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; EK; Printing industry
1980 – 1982 (2 years)
Performed research and design for optical testing apparatus for film products (15 Mos); Kodak Park, Film Technical Services Division, Test Development & Engineering, Rochester, NY
Jim Kurkhill's Skills & Expertise
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation Support
- Litigation Management
Jim Kurkhill's Education
1990 – 1993
Activities and Societies: Law & Motion Clerk, Santa Monica Superior Court
1978 – 1983
Accepted for co-op (work/study) program at Eastman Kodak Company, Film Technical Services Division, Test Development and Engineering
Jim Kurkhill's Additional Information
- Groups and Associations:
Orange County Bar Association Los Angeles County Bar Association
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