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Cortney Young

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675 W. Moana Lane
Suite 207
Reno, NV 89509
775-305-0691 x1001


Description of Practice

Cortney Young is a Mediator and Arbitrator at ADR Partners. Her approach to dispute resolution combines years of litigation experience with a pragmatic problem solving style. Ms. Young spent over a decade with the Litigation and Trial team at Chapman Law firm, one of Nevada's premier eminent domain and real property law firms. Ms. Young was a key player in the firm's ADR litigation practice where she worked with attorneys to ensure each case was well prepared for trial, participating in substantive strategic and tactical planning with an eye towards either winning or obtaining a favorable settlement. In 2021, she founded ADR Partners which is a full-service dispute resolution company where Ms. Young continues to resolve millions of dollars annually in pending or threatened litigation. Ms. Young’s mediation practice is focused on the resolution of litigated disputes, including, but not limited to, asset valuation, securities, probate and trust disputes, breach of contract, homeowner association disputes, foreclosure and super-priority mediation, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant, and complex civil litigation. Ms. Young is available for mediations throughout the United States.


Representative Mediation Experience: Landlord-Tenant Mediation, July 2014 Breach of Contract Mediation, July 2014 Business litigation involving property damage, October 2014 Homeowner Association Construction Defect, December 2014 Breach of Contract Mediation, December 2014 Breach of Contract Mediation with Counterclaims, January 2015 Landlord-Tenant Mediation, April 2015 Breach of Contract involving alleged property damage, April 2015 Breach of Contract involving property damage, March 2016 Landlord- Tenant Mediation, April 2016 Quiet Title- breach of contract, July 2016


Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2015 University of Nevada- Beginning Mediation & Dispute Resolution, 2014 University of Nevada - Paralegal Studies, 2005


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
4/2014    University of Nevada, Reno     Beginning Mediation and Conflict Resolution (40 hours)
9/2015    Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution    Mediating the Litigated Case (34.25 hours)
2017    Margaret Crowley     Child Custody Mediation (8 hours)
2017    National Business Institute     QDROs and Tax Issues in Divorce (3 hours)
2017    American Law Institute     Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation (15 hrs)
2018    American Law Institute     Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation (15 hrs)
2020    Nevada Supreme Court     Foreclosure Mediation Update Training
9/2020    Riverdale Mediation & Training Center    Parenting Coordination (14 hours)
10/2021    Center for Mediation & Training, NYC    Divorce Mediation (40 hours)
1/2021    Bill Eddy - APFM    High Conflict Couples (3 hours)


My approach to dispute resolution combines my years of legal experience with results oriented problem solving.


Rates are provided on a case by case basis.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Eminent Domain
  • Foreclosure
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.