Committed. Compassionate. Strategic.
In a 2012 lawsuit involving service of process on a governmental entity, succeeded in establishing improper service of process resulting in violation of statute of limitations and win for government client.
From 2013-2015, represented large insurance companies in approximately 80 arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association.
In 2016, succeeded at trial on breach-of-contract lawsuit.
In a 2019 defamation lawsuit, succeeded in reversing district court's dismissal of complaint, resulting in remand to district court for trial.
In a 2021 property-line dispute, succeeded in surviving summary judgment on the legal issue of the existence of a prescriptive easement.
In a 2021 estate-litigation matter, succeeded in surviving summary judgment on the legal issue of undue influence.
Successfully negotiated a number of hotly contested litigation matters, including matters involving estate administration, breach of contract, employment disputes, embezzlement, breach of fiduciary duty, property-line disputes, and a number of other civil litigation matters.
Courtney works with clients with few assets to those with assets exceeding the federal estate tax exemption of $22 million.
Courtney has assisted clients in probating assets such as helicopters (subject to FAA guidelines), firearms (subject to federal law), large settlements from lawsuits (subject to protective orders), and significant financial and real estate assets.