Curran Kim Porto was born in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, 1961. He received his Bachelor of Science in business degree in 1987 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, his Juris Doctorate degree in 1992 from , and his Master of Laws in Taxation from the Graduate School at the University of Florida.
Curran has been an attorney since 1992 and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, Kentucky (admitted in 2010) and in Florida (admitted in 1994). He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court in the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In 1992, while participating in the Federal Internship Program, he was appointed to assist the Newark, New Jersey District Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. In July 1993, he was appointed a Federal Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Thomas E. Baynes, Jr., now retired Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, and served in that position until July 1995. Along with being the Managing Member of Austin Santo, LLC. (an Entity created as Trustee for Landtrusts), Curran practices in the areas of consumer protection laws including bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, real estate transactions, assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and state and federal tax dispute resolution with his Tampa, Florida law firm of Porto Legal Center.