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Courtney T. Carlson

Courtney T. Carlson

Biography

Courtney T. Carlson is an associate in the litigation and environmental sections at Jackson Walker. Ms. Carlson represents clients in a variety of business and commercial litigation matters including companies in the energy and financial industries. Ms. Carlson's environmental law experience includes active participation in several site cleanup and remediation projects and related litigation matters. She commonly advises clients regarding the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).

While in law school, Ms. Carlson interned for Justice Nathan L. Hecht of the Supreme Court of Texas. Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Ms. Carlson also clerked for Justice David M. Medina of the Supreme Court of Texas. Ms. Carlson served as an Adjunct Professor in Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure at South Texas College of Law for the Fall 2012 term and has served as an Adjunct Professor in Advocacy since January 2010. Ms. Carlson is also a Founding Member of the South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council.

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Organization Membership

Ms. Carlson is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Young Lawyers Association, and the South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council. Ms. Carlson also serves as a Founding Member on the Houston Urban Debate League's Young Professionals Council. In 2014, Ms. Carlson was elected as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation. Ms. Carlson is also a member of the Hermann Park Conservancy and was a Chair for the Fall 2013 Event.


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Peer Recognition

In 2012, Ms. Carlson received the South Texas College of Law Outstanding Young Alumni Award.


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Speeches / Publications

Ms. Carlson has authored or co-authored the following:

    • Co-author of "Texas Procedure Update: An Analysis of Recent Cases, Amended and Proposed Rules of Procedure & Legislative Enactments Affecting Texas Practice," presented at the University of Texas 23rd Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals (June 2013)

 

    • Co-presenter of "I Need to Hire an Expert: Now What?!," Chevron Law Department, Lunch and Learn Series (August 2012)

 

    • Co-author of "No Evidence Summary Judgment Practice in Texas," presented at The State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, San Antonio, Texas (presenter), Dallas, Texas and Houston, Texas (2010)

 

    • Co-author of "PROCEDURE UPDATE: An Analysis of Recent Cases-Identifying Trends and Traps Affecting Trial Practice," presented at The State Bar of Texas 26th Annual Litigation Update Conference, Austin, Texas (2010)

 

    • Co-author of "PROCEDURE UPDATE: An Analysis of Recent Cases-Identifying Trends and Traps In Post-Judgment and Appellate Practice," presented at The University of Texas 19th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals (2009)

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  • Courtney T. Carlson
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Education

B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

J.D., South Texas College of Law
  • The Order of the Barristers
    • South Texas College of Law Varsity Moot Court Advocate
      • Member of the winning team and recipient of Best Brief Award in the William & Mary National Constitutional Law Advocacy Competition in Williamsburg, Virginia
      • Member of the Regional Champion team in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Boston, Massachusetts
      • Recipient of Third Best Speaker Overall and member of the team receiving the Best Brief Award in the Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C.
  • Dean's Student Advocacy Service Award for Most Outstanding Female Varsity Moot Court Advocate (2008)
  • Staff member on the Texas Journal of Business Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Research and Writing
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal International Fraternity


Bar Admissions

  • 2008, Texas
Court Admissions

  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
 
 
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