Kristen P. Courtney Associate

Kristen’s practice covers many aspects of commercial real estate law, including big-box and shopping center retail, commercial leasing, and general commercial real estate transactions. She has assisted sellers, purchasers, landlords, and tenants on the various issues associated with real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing transactions, including land acquisition, subdivision, utility, roadway, and other land development matters. Proud to be a Veteran, she understands the need to protect the things that matter to you. During her 10 years of military service, she flew onboard the "Mighty P-3C Orion" as a Naval Flight Officer serving with honorable and meritorious distinction.

Kristen graduated first in her class from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, Kristen served as executive editor for the Florida Coastal Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board. She also worked in the Florida Coastal Family Law Clinic, volunteered at Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, and completed externships for the Honorable Daniel Wilensky, Fourth Judicial Circuit, and the State Attorney’s Office, Fourth Judicial Circuit.

“In life and in law, the best defense is a good offense. My job is to make sure we address your possible future problems before they occur.”

  • Florida
  • Author, "The Presumption of Fatherhood: An Archaic Doctrine in Light of Societal Changes," Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2015
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, Dean’s List, executive editor, Florida Coastal Law Review, 2015
  • University of Oklahoma, BS, Zoology, 2002

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, 2022, 2023

Named to "40 Under 40", Jacksonville Business Journal, 2019

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