"Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude."

Courtney received her law degree from the University of Manitoba in 2010. She summered and articled at Pitblado, and became an Associate when she was called to the Bar in June 2011.

Courtney practices in the areas of corporate/commercial and taxation law.

Lectures, Speeches and Publications:

  • Co-Author (with Michael Selchen), Pitblado COVID-19 Resource Centre, "Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan (Tax)", March 24, 2020
  • “For the Sake of the Seals: An Analysis of the European Union’s Proposed Ban on Seal Products” in the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law, Volume IX, 2009
  • Bill 219: An Insurmountable Goal in Underneath the Golden Boy, Volume VII, 2010
  • Assisted in research of “Dunsmuir and Substantive Review: Impact and Implications – A Preliminary Assessment” presented by Professor Gerald Heckman at the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice National Roundtable on Administrative Law, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 2009


Honours and Awards:

  • Margaret Hypatia Crawford Prize for Highest Standing in Third Year Law, 2010
  • Frank Billinkoff Prize for Highest Standing in Wills and Succession, 2010
  • Mr. Justice Gerald W.E. Mercier Prize for Highest Standing in Advanced Family Law, 2010
  • D.A. Thompson Prize for Highest Standing in Legislative Process, 2010
  • George Thompson Chapman, Q.C. Prize for Highest Standing in Municipal and Planning Law, 2010
  • Robert J.M. Adkins Prize for Highest Standing in Municipal and Planning Law, 2010
  • Pitblado Scholar, 2008
  • Guertin Centennial Scholarship, 2004
  • Governor General’s Bronze Medal, 2004


Memberships and Associations:

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • The Canadian Tax Foundation