Courtney M. Brown
Associate Attorney

As a real estate attorney at the Law Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold, Courtney M. Brown fights and advocates for homeowners facing a variety of legal issues, such as disputes related to real estate transactions, Homeowners Associations, contractors, and co-owner partitions. Courtney also assists tenants facing wrongful eviction and displacement due to fire.  She is one of Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars for 2019-2024.

Courtney is the current President of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Club’s Board of Directors. She is the chair of the Barristers Litigation Summit Committee, while also serving on the executive committee of the Barristers Club’s Litigation and Solo and Small Firm sections. Along with her involvement with the Bar Association of San Francisco, Courtney is also a co-chair of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association’s New Lawyers Division.


Courtney was recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2024. In 2019, she was a finalist for the San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.


 “Advice from Judge Ethan Schulman the 38th Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award Recipient,” Summer 2022, San Francisco Attorney Magazine

 “Eviction Moratoriums are Ending, but Some Tenant Protections Remain,” Summer 2022, The Trial Lawyer

“Practical Tips for Pursuing a Judicial Appointment,” October 2020, San Francisco Attorney Magazine

“Judge Kahn Discusses His Journey to the Bench, Common Mistakes Litigators Make, and How to Avoid Burnout,” July 2020, San Francisco Attorney Magazine

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Tenants’ Rights: A review of legal mandates that protect tenants statewide and others specific to the Bay Area,” May 2020, Plaintiff

“Form Interrogatory Number 15.1: Utilize it Early and Pursue it Thoroughly,” Fall 2018, The Trial Lawyer

Past Speaking Engagements

“Navigating Mediation Confidentiality Rules” – San Francisco Trial Lawyer’s: Association Conference – 

“Confidentiality in Mediation,” June 2022, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

“I Object! Proper Objections During a Deposition,” June 2021, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

“Pleadings: Ins and Outs of Filing a Lawsuit & How to Respond,” October 2020, Bar Association of San Francisco 2020 Barristers Annual Meeting

“The Game has Changed: Real Estate in the Time of Coronavirus,” April 2020, Bar Association of San Francisco

“Bad Dog, No Bone: What to do After your Client is Bitten,” April 2019, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association




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Mary Catherine Wiederhold

Real Estate Attorney
1458 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

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