Courtney Overland

Since 2006, Ms. Overland has been involved in complex civil litigation, appellate proceedings, and all aspects of white collar and general criminal defense. She has represented Plaintiffs in Civil Rights cases, parties in complex family law matters, a multi-million dollar contract dispute arbitration, and defendants in complex criminal cases at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts.

From 2000 to 2003 Ms. Overland worked at Public Counsel Law Center in Los Angeles, and was the Project Coordinator for the Homelessness Prevention Law Project from 2002-2003. In 2005 she was a summer law clerk for Judge Michael Levanas in the Los Angeles County Family Law Division of the Superior Court and in 2004 she was a summer clerk in the Civil Rights Litigation Project for the Disability Rights Legal Center, formerly named the Western Law Center for Disability Rights. Ms. Overland also worked as a summer intern for the Office of Senator Edward M. Kennedy in the Committee on Economic Development. In 2004 she was a California State Bar recipient of the Foundation of the State Bar Exceptional Merit Award Scholarship.

Ms. Overland graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Political Science. She received her J.D. from Whittier Law School, where she served as the Managing Editor of the Whittier Law Journal of Child and Family Advocacy.