Courtney G. Sweet, Esq.

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Courtney Sweet is a shareholder admitted to the state bars of Nevada and California, along with all federal courts in both states. She has represented a wide variety of clients from Nevada, California, and across the country. Ms. Sweet’s clientele includes individuals, business owners, commercial and residential property developers, homeowners, landlords, tenants, contractors, and real estate brokers and agents, among many others. Ms. Sweet has appeared in both state and federal court, including at the appellate level, across Nevada and California. Ms. Sweet has represented clients in several jury and non-jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations. She is the author of numerous published articles on topics that affect individuals and business alike, including personal liability shields and construction defect reform, and has presented educational seminars to both lawyer and non-lawyer professional organizations. Ms. Sweet firmly believes in working with her clients to achieve the best outcome of their legal scenarios in a manner that is both high-quality and efficient.

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Sweet serves as Vice Chair of the board of directors for the Nevada Women’s Fund and serves on the board of directors for The Prospectors’ Club. Ms. Sweet previously served on of the board of directors for the Crisis Call Center from 2009 to 2016, including two terms as President, and on the board of directors for Mariposa Dual Language Academy, a dual language charter school in Reno, Nevada from 2017 to 2022. She is also the co-founder and past President of the Northern Nevada University of Oregon Alumni Association and a member of the Washoe County Bar Association.


  • Notre Dame Law School, University of Notre Dame: Juris Doctorate, 2007. Recipient of the Notre Dame Fellowship scholarship.

  • Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon: Bachelor of Arts, 2004. Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Awards and Honors

  • Twenty Under 40, Reno Tahoe Young Professional Network / Reno Gazette Journal
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Voted Top 3 Attorneys in Northern Nevada, Reno News and Review
  • Nevada’s Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine
  • Mountains States Rising Star, Super Lawyers

Admitted to Practice

  • Nevada and California

Gunderson Law Firm

3895 Warren Way
Reno, NV 89509

Phone: (775) 829-1222
Fax: (775) 829-1226

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