Kory L. Kaplan, Esq.
Kory Kaplan is a Las Vegas native whose practice areas include complex civil litigation, business litigation, and personal injury. Mr. Kaplan has extensive experience representing clients at both the state and federal trial court levels as well as appellate proceedings. He also has experience representing and counseling clients in regulatory and transactional related matters.
Mr. Kaplan received his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a minor in Statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2010. He then went on to the University of Arizona where he received his Juris Doctor in 2013.
Previously, Mr. Kaplan worked at the Las Vegas law firms of Gordon Silver and Gentile Cristalli Miller Armeni Savarese.
Mr. Kaplan is an executive committee member of both the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Nevada and the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Nevada. Mr. Kaplan has been repeatedly honored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for his pro bono and volunteer efforts. He has also been repeatedly featured in Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite and Mountain States Super Lawyers. He was also recently selected as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.
Mr. Kaplan is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Florida.
Kyle P. Cottner, Esq.
Kyle P. Cottner was born and raised near St. Louis, Missouri. As a seventh-grader, Kyle watched his mother suffer a devastating personal injury accident which left her with a broken hip requiring surgery and three steel screws. It was his mother’s pain and suffering during her weeks of bed rest and the lifelong effects of her injury that motivated Kyle to become a lawyer.
After graduating from high school where he was a three-time All-State track and field athlete, Kyle accepted an academic scholarship to attend the University of Missouri – St. Louis. While an undergraduate, Kyle was on the Dean’s List and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key Honor Societies. In 2009, Kyle graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Criminology and Legal Studies.
Kyle went on to receive his law degree in 2012 from Saint Louis University where he graduated Cum Laude. Kyle supported himself during college and law school by working nights and weekends as a law clerk at a prestigious St. Louis personal injury and criminal defense law firm.
During this time, Kyle was mentored by experienced trial attorneys and participated in numerous jury trials and settlement conferences. These experiences fueled his desire to help those in need and impressed upon him the importance of unrelenting representation that is both personal to the client and powerful in the courtroom.
After graduating from law school, Kyle immediately moved to Las Vegas where he passed the bar examination and accepted a position with the Clark County District Attorney’s Office. At the District Attorney’s Office Kyle worked in the Appellate Division where he honed his legal research and writing skills and wrote over 10 Appeals which were successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court.
Kyle then left the DA’s office to become a trial attorney. Over the next five years, Kyle was one of the most active trial attorneys in Las Vegas, successfully trying over seventeen jury trials and over one hundred evidentiary hearings. Through those experiences, Kyle became known for his tenacious representation and unwavering dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients.
In June of 2017, Kyle was hand-selected to attend the two-week National Trial Practice Institute at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia. Because of his success in trying a wide variety of cases, Kyle was placed in the most advanced group of the 200 nationally recognized trial attorneys at the Institute. There, Kyle received specialized training on demonstrative evidence, dynamic case presentation and cross-examination.
Kyle primarily practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and DUI Defense. In his free time Kyle enjoys traveling, hanging out with his family, and watching sports.
Brittany Young, Esq.
Brittany Young was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Las Vegas after graduating from college in 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from Coastal Carolina University where she received a Division One Softball Scholarship and was a First-Team Academic All-American. During her time at Coastal, Mrs. Young led the NCAA with the most sacrifice hits in a season while also being honored as the top student in her major. After graduation, Mrs. Young was hired as a Neuromodulation Clinical Specialist with Boston Scientific, working directly with physicians and their patients to assist with Spinal Cord Stimulators.
Mrs. Young developed a passion for helping those in pain and wanted to make more of an impact by becoming an attorney. She earned her Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV where she graduated early in December 2014. During law school, Mrs. Young worked as a Law Clerk for a personal injury law firm and developed a love for the practice. After graduation, she accepted a Judicial Clerkship for the Honorable Jerry A. Wiese II where she co-authored Chapter 24, “Jury Trials” for the Nevada Civil Law Practice Manual.
Mrs. Young’s clerkship ended in March 2016, and she was hired as an associate with a top personal injury firm where she successfully represented hundreds of injured clients over the course of six years. Mrs. Young joined Kaplan Cottner as a Partner in December 2021 where she continues to specialize in personal injury and workers’ compensation.
Mrs. Young knows the true meaning of client advocacy and strives to represent each client the same way she would represent a family member. She takes great pride in what she does, always fights for her clients, and is committed to being accessible, honest, and determined to achieve the best possible outcome.
Mrs. Young is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and is licensed to practice in all Nevada State Courts and the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. In her spare time, Mrs. Young enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, working out, and volunteering as a member of the Junior League of Las Vegas.