Courtney completed her second year at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia where she received the David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing, the Lawson Lundell Prize in Constitutional Law, the Joseph & Caroline Storrow Memorial Scholarship in Law, the Christopher Walker Memorial Award in Law and the Harold F. and Anne Bedner Uphill Scholarship in Law.
While at Allard Law, Courtney has worked as research assistant to the Office of the Dean and volunteered as an assistant editor for the UBC Law Review, a peer tutor to first-year law students, a researcher for EcoTrust Canada, and as the lead organizer of an environmental law negotiation competition for students from all BC law schools. She is the current president of the Indigenous Law Students’ Association. After graduation, Courtney will be clerking at the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
Before attending law school, Courtney studied at the University of Northern British Columbia. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in English and Environmental Studies, she worked as a project coordinator in both remote locations and corporate environments on large-scale natural resource and infrastructure development projects in Western Canada. Courtney joins us in May for summer articles.