Practice Emphasis


Collaborative Law



Courtney A. Story 

“Family Law matters are typically stressful, emotional and complex. Aside from the legal issues, my focus is on keeping sight of my client's long-term goals and helping them navigate their new path with integrity.” -Courtney Story

Main practice areas: Collaborative Law, Mediation, Litigation, and Arbitration for all Family Law matters.

Bright and focused, Courtney is dedicated to providing clients with compassionate, family-oriented, and respectful representation in all areas of Family Law, including complex aspects of financial and parenting issues .

Experienced and savvy in multiple practice areas, Courtney is committed to excellence in all she sets out to achieve and master which informs her drive to continually elevate how Family Law is practiced in King County.

An early adopter of Collaborative Law methodologies in the Greater Seattle Area, Courtney has a keen sense of care and attention when it comes to her clients. She is a solution-oriented thinker and analyzer, who quickly understands her client’s goals and strives for the best possible outcome for her clients whether working outside a courtroom or in.

Clients find Courtney’s approach to be patient, compassionate, and meticulous. Her drive and focus on open communication is contagious, positive and inspiring, which can ease some of the stress inherent in a divorce, separation, a parent planning session, or even just a difficult conversation.

Recent Community Leadership: President, King County Collaborative Law Association

Awards and Accomplishments

 Professional and Civic Involvement

Memberships and Affiliations


  • University of Washington School of Law, 2002
  • Occidental College, B.A. Politics, cum laude, 1998
  • Collaborative Law Training – 2010
  • University of Washington Mediation Training - 2010

Bar/Court Admissions

  • Washington State Bar, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern & Western Washington, 2004


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