Courtney A. Kaylor
Phone: 206-812-3379

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Courtney’s practice focuses on land use and environmental law and on alternative dispute resolution. She provides strategic advice and advocacy to achieve her clients’ land use entitlement goals and successful resolution of land use litigation matters.  Courtney also serves as a mediator to facilitate early and lasting resolution of land use disputes.
Areas of Emphasis
  • Land use and environmental law, including zoning, growth management, environmental review, subdivisions, critical areas and shoreline regulation
  • Local, state and federal land use permitting
  • Land use litigation
  • Land use mediation
Professional and Civic Activities
  • WSBA Environmental and Land Use Law (ELUL) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Sections; ADR Section Chair 2017-2018
  • KCBA Real Property, Probate & Trust and ADR Sections
  • WSBA ELUL/ADR Sections’ Land Use and Environmental Mediation Committee, Chair, 2011-Present 
  • Washington Mediation Association, Board Member, 2011-2014, President, 2012-2013
  • King County Interlocal Conflict Resolution Group, 2010-Present
  • UW Professional Mediation Skills Program, 2009
  • Frequent speaker on land use law and alternative dispute resolution
  • Author of numerous articles on land use law and mediation  

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of California, 1994
  • Washington State Bar Association, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1995
  • United States District Court, W. Dist. Wash., 2000


  • Saint Mary’s College of California, B.A., summa cum laude, 1991
  • Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1994

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