Courtney Schumacher provides strong litigation experience, rich in skills honed through work as an assistant public defender and appellate law clerk in the public sector.She has garnered experience protecting and preserving the state and federal constitutional rights in felony criminal defense representation, drafted legal opinions and dissents for criminal and civil appeals, and carried out legal research and analysis on a variety of complex appellate, civil, and criminal issues in her career.Most recently, Courtney worked as a commercial litigation associate in the Albuquerque office of a national law firm.
In 2007, Courtney graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.M. from Tulane University in New Orleans.While there, Courtney majored in Marketing, Consumer Behavior, and Psychology.In 2011, Courtney received her Juris Doctorate from American University Washington College of Law.While in law school, Courtney participated in the WCL community as a member of the Mock Trial Honor Society, the Articles Editor of the Criminal Law Brief, a Student Bar Association Student Mentor, and as a teaching assistant for the Trial Advocacy Program.Courtney also served as an intern for the United States Departments of Justice and Interior.Courtney graduated cum laude with exceptional service honors from WCL.Prior to law school, Courtney worked as a marketing associate in New Orleans.
Courtney is admitted to the State Bars of New Mexico and Pennsylvania, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.Since 2013, Courtney has served the New Mexico community as a Teen Court Judge in Santa Fe County.
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