Courtney received her undergraduate degree in Paralegal Studies Pre-Law from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in May 2013. She graduated from The John Marshall Law School in January 2016 and recently passed the Illinois bar exam in February 2016. While attending The John Marshall Law School, Courtney worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Edward Washington II in the Law Division at the Daley Center, volunteered with the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, and served as both a Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant for a Legal Writing course and a Torts course.

Courtney has worked for Disparti Law Group since June 2015 starting as a law clerk for the firm. She is now an Associate Attorney and works primarily on Personal Injury cases.