Mr. Courtney is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and has been practicing law for more than thirty five years. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate and retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the JAG Corps. In addition to representing private individuals involving such matters as employment issues and estate planning, he also represented the U.S. Department of Energy during the Price Control Era of the 1970s, the Federal Insurance Deposit Corporation during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s, and the United States Air Force in the 1990s on environmental matters. Mr. Courtney has lengthy ties to the United States military and enthusiastically welcomes all military members - active duty, reserve, national guard, and retired - into his practice.
- Mr Courtney's Credentials are listed below:
- Graduate of The University of Texas School of Law
- In the practice of law for over 35 years
- Served for over 28 years in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corp either on active duty, in the reserves, or as a federal employee.
- A member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Special Counsel that was tasked to prosecute oil company violations of the price/allocation controls used during the oil and gasoline shortages of the 1970s.
- Served as a supervisor of a litigation section at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the aftermath of the savings & loan collapse in the 1980s/1990s.
- Represented U.S. Air Force interests at multiple environmental Superfund sites where responsibility for the payment of multimillion dollars in remediation costs was negotiated or litigated.
- Represented individual employees and employers with respect to matters involving terminations, adverse actions, discrimination, unpaid wages, harassment, etc.
- Provided basic estate planning services as well as assistance with obtaining government benefits such as funding for long term care under the Medicaid program.