Courtney received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where she represented asylum seekers as a student attorney in the Center for Applied Legal Studies. During law school, she worked at the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice, the UN Refugee Agency, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Before joining The Bronx Defenders, Courtney worked at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition providing training, pro se assistance, and direct representation to detained immigrants in the D.C. metropolitan area. She holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Plan II Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. Courtney speaks Spanish.