Kirk Nurmi gained the national spotlight when he was appointed to represent convicted boyfriend killer Jodi Arias. “I got a lot of death threats,” Nurmi explains. “I became high profile and famous overnight in a situation where I wasn’t seeking it out, I was just trying to do my job. My appointed job.”
Life After Jodi Arias: Kirk Nurmi Talks about Surviving the Trial, Losing 75 pounds, and His Current Battle — with Cancer
“I have really put a priority on my health. Having cancer changes your priority on everything.” Kirk Nurmi has walked through an incredible journey over the past few years. After being assigned to represent notorious boyfriend-killer Jodi Arias, Nurmi’s life, at times, seemed like a reality TV show. One that he never wanted to be the star of.