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Courtney puts her experience as an Assistant Attorney General and her logical thinking skills to work on behalf of clients in the courtroom.

Courtney focuses her practice on labor and employment law and business relations. She is a well-connected, reliable advisor who works closely with clients, key media resources, special interest groups and co-workers.

Thorough research and public speaking are second nature for Courtney as she navigates through pretrial, prepares for litigation and participates in mediation, arbitration or negotiation.

She previously served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Section of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. While there, she participated in legal proceedings, handling cases from inception to trial, and constantly kept a line of communication open with clients. Courtney also has experience with higher education.

While in law school, Courtney served as a judicial extern for Chief Justice Mary Rhodes Russell, Supreme Court of Missouri, and Judge Karen King Mitchell, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District of Missouri.



Missouri Times Magazine 30 Under 30, 2018


  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
    • Order of Barristers
    • Dean’s List
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Lawyering & Criminal Prosecution
    • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Associate Editor-in-Chief
    • Student Bar Association, President
    • Arbitration Team, Top 6 Nationally
    • School of Law Dean Search Committee
  • LL.M., University of Missouri School of Law
    • Dispute Resolution
  • B.A., Speech Communication and Honors, Columbia College
    • cum laude
    • Dean’s List
    • Student Government Association, President
    • Mock Trial, Captain, National Qualifier


  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
  • Mid-Missouri Bar Association
  • Elwood L. Thomas American Inn of Court, Former Pupil
  • National Speech & Debate Association, All American
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Phi Delta Phi
Outside the Office

When Courtney isn’t cheering on the Mizzou Tigers or Kansas City Chiefs, she likes to spend her time playing volleyball, visiting museums, and adventuring in the outdoors.

Community Leadership
  • UM System Board of Curators, Former Student Representative
  • Columbia College Alumni Association, Former Board Member