Stephen Koerting

Stephen is an associate at KRZ, having joined the firm after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in May of 2016. He primarily works in the fields of general civil litigation, personal injury and family law, though he also has experience working on immigration matters, criminal and domestic violence cases and juvenile justice issues.

While in law school, Stephen clerked with KRZ, was a member of the Trial Competition Team, served as Assistant Coach for the First Year Students' Legal Writing & Moot Court Program and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Ocean & Coastal Law Journal. He also worked as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic where he represented dozens of clients in an array of legal actions, including civil actions, family matters, domestic violence hearings, juvenile proceedings, and criminal charges.

Stephen is deeply committed to social justice in the legal system and has had the honor of serving as a Maine Association for Public Interest Law (MAPIL) Fellow. He has also worked with the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) and continues to volunteer on the Family Law Helpline.

Outside of work, Stephen is active in his local community. He coaches the Deering High School Boys’ Soccer Team, is a United States Soccer Federation certified referee, and enjoys spending time with his golden retriever/yellow lab puppy.

Education

J.D. University of Maine School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A. University of Maryland, Honors College Citation

Publications

Note, Nova Scarred: The Implications of an International Ferry’s Floating Jurisdiction on the Law of the Sea, the Lands, and the Flag, 21 OCEAN & COASTAL L.J. 197 (2016).

Distinctions & Recognitions

Stephen received the prestigious Edward S. Godfrey Leadership Award, presented at the University of Maine School of Law to the law student who, in the estimation of the law faculty, has made the most significant contribution to a student-edited law journal.

In October of 2016, Stephen will have the distinction of being recognized by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court as a Katahdin Law Student Honoree for his pro bono legal efforts to the Maine civil justice system during law school.

Stephen has also been recognized by the University of Maine School of Law for the pro bono service he has provided to and continues to provide to Maine’s low income individuals.

Contact Information

Steves's Email: skoerting@krz.com
Steve Direct Office Line: (207) 420-3869