Biography

Courtney T. Carlson is a partner in the litigation and environmental sections at Jackson Walker. Courtney represents clients in a variety of business and commercial litigation matters, including companies in the energy and financial industries.

Courtney practices in both state and federal courts but focuses on Texas litigation; she has co-authored and presented numerous CLE articles on Texas procedural updates and related issues. Courtney also practices environmental law.  Her experience includes active participation in several site cleanup and remediation projects and related litigation and non-litigation matters. She commonly advises clients regarding the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).

Before joining Jackson Walker, Courtney had the honor to serve as a law clerk to Justice David M. Medina of the Supreme Court of Texas, where she gained valuable insight into the appellate process as well as the overall litigation process.

Community

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Central Houston Millennial Enterprise, Founding Committee Member
  • South Texas Alumni Association, Board of Directors
  • South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council, Founding Committee Member
  • South Texas College of Law, Adjunct Professor
    • Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure
    • Advocacy
  • The Order of the Barristers
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

News & Events

  • News & Publications
  • Speeches
  • Spotlight

    Courtney Carlson Shares How Her Mother Inspired Her Career as an Attorney

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  • Attorney News

    Jackson Walker Announces Ten New Partners

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  • Mentions

    Courtney Carlson Spotlighted in South Texas College of Law’s ‘Donor Report’

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  • Press release

    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its Texas Bar Foundation Fellows

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  • Press release

    Courtney Carlson Leads South Texas Moot Court Team to National Victory

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  • Spotlight

    Courtney Carlson Receives Outstanding Young Alumni Award

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Co-author and Presenter (San Antonio) of "Texas Civil Procedure Update" presented at the State Bar of Texas 38th Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course (June 2015).

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 and Presenter (San Antonio) of "No Evidence Summary Judgment Practice in Texas," presented at The State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law Course (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)