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Kurt Allen Kegel, 49, of Brookhaven, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Kurt, the son of Mike and Judi Kegel of Clearwater, Florida, was born in Rockford, IL on October 27, 1966. Kurt graduated from the University of Georgia and earned a law degree (JD) from Georgia State University.



A partner in the firm Kegel McBurney, Kurt was a vital and beloved member of the family law community. He will be remembered for his dry sense of humor, calming presence and unflappable temperament. His contributions to family law were extensive as he...

Kurt Allen Kegel, 49, of Brookhaven, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Kurt, the son of Mike and Judi Kegel of Clearwater, Florida, was born in Rockford, IL on October 27, 1966. Kurt graduated from the University of Georgia and earned a law degree (JD) from Georgia State University.



A partner in the firm Kegel McBurney, Kurt was a vital and beloved member of the family law community. He will be remembered for his dry sense of humor, calming presence and unflappable temperament. His contributions to family law were extensive as he served at every executive level of the State Bar Family Law Section, including Chair. He also held every leadership position of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, where he also served as Chair. Kurt was the current President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He was a Master in the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and a Charter Lifetime Fellow of the Atlanta Bar Foundation.



Kurt was an avid cyclist who was passionate and dedicated to his sport. He was a caring mentor to other riders, often times using his strength and endurance to assist his peers. A loving and dedicated father, Kurt’s commitment to his family was unwavering. His dedication and support of them was recognized and admired by all who knew him. He is survived by his parents, his wife of 17 years, Nancy, their daughters, Amelia Mae(16), Anna Claire (11), and their son, Brady (13). He is also survived by his brother, Tony, of Brunswick, GA, his step-brother, Ed of Athens, GA, and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.



The celebration of Kurt’s life will be held Thursday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 3110 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319. A reception will take place immediately afterwards in Gable Hall.



In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/kurtkegel