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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.

ADR Experience

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


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


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

Areas Of Practice

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

Additional Services

  • Parenting Coordinator

Fees and Provisos

Rates are provided on a case by case basis.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.
  • NDRC - Nevada DR Coalition
  • APFM - Acad. of Professional Family Mediators