Courtney Hollier Guillory is a native of Mire, Louisiana. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2011. In 2016, Courtney received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she was an Editor of the Journal of Public Interest Law and a member of the Family Law Clinic.
During her time at Loyola, Courtney interned for Project SAVE, helping domestic violence survivors. Prior to being admitted to the Louisiana Bar, she interned for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, providing assistance in the foreclosure defense unit.
Courtney is currently a Family Court Staff Attorney for Judge Susan Theall, Division M of the 15th Judicial District Court. Prior to this position, she was a solo family law practitioner in New Orleans and Lafayette, often volunteering her time to pro bono cases and programs, including the Loyola Incubator Program, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers, and Counsel on Call.
Courtney is active in the Lafayette Bar Association and is currently the Secretary of the Family Law Section. She has been a recipient of the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center Public Service Award, Louisiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award, and Lafayette Bar Association Champions of Justice Outstanding Attorney Award, Outstanding Solo Practitioner Award, and Pro Bono Award.
Courtney currently lives in Carencro with her husband, Jake, and their son, Ridge. She loves spending time with family, and she enjoys teaching dance at June’s Dancers in Lafayette.