About Courtney

Courtney Harrington LeBoeuf

Courtney Harrington LeBoeuf

Courtney LeBoeuf was a Bay Area native who combined her love of science and nature with her education and experience in law by practicing as an environmental attorney in San Francisco.

Courtney was awarded a bachelor of science in Environmental Biology and Management from U.C. Davis in 1999 and a J.D. in Environmental Law from Tulane University Law School in 2003. She held accreditations as a Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional credentialing program.

When she was not busy fighting for environmental justice, Courtney spent her time enjoying the outdoors and spreading that appreciation to others. She’s worked with both middle school and high school students, leading wilderness expeditions, teaching outdoor education, traveling the world with her husband Jay, and generally spreading a love of the life with her infectious enthusiasm.

Courtney graduated from Tracy High School in Tracy, California.  She pursued a B.S., Environmental Biology and Management at University of California, Davis.  During her time in Davis, she studied Tropical Biology while abroad in Costa Rica , was a member of the Campus Judicial Board, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Davis Honors Challenge Program, Davis Acquatic Masters Swim Team, and National Order of Omega.

Before pursuing a degree in law, Courtney pursued her love of teaching, environmental conversation, and outdoor education, as a Naturalist at the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

She received a J.D., Environmental Law from Tulane University, where she was actively involved in the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, Tulane Environmental Law Journal (Senior Business Editor), Tulane Environmental Law Society, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.

Courtney was also actively involved in pro bono work including the San Francisco Bar Association's Law Academy, a program that encourages and increases career opportunities for disadvantaged, ethnically diverse students in San Francisco. She has also done pro bono work for several local environmental non-profit organizations devoted to protecting open space and promoting livable communities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.