Courtney C. BlackAttorney
Courtney C. Black is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee and a 2009 graduate of the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphrey School of Law. Growing up, she attended the Webb School of Knoxville and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. Additionally, she completed coursework at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
While in law school, Ms. Black served as the President and Secretary of the student chapter of the Association for Women Attorneys. She externed with the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office and volunteered with Memphis Area Legal Services on the organization’s student Wills Project. She was also a member of the Tennessee Journal of Practice and Procedure, Public Action Law Society, and Memphis Animal Advocacy group. Ms. Black received the Association for Women Attorneys’ 2008 Scholarship Award and the Public Action Law Society’s Silver Medal for Public Service. During law school, Ms. Black worked as a law clerk at an immigration firm where she had the opportunity to co-author two articles for publication in The H-1B Book, 2008-2009 Ed.
In December 2009, Ms. Black began her career with Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz. She is very grateful for the opportunity to work with injured individuals and their loved ones. With a strong desire to help those who have been hurt through no fault of their own, Ms. Black is a compassionate attorney who takes the time to listen to the needs of the firm’s clients. She is also a mother, and she is thankful for the firm’s commitment to working women and their families. While at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, she assists in welcoming new clients and works part-time helping individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation claims, slip and fall cases, and other personal injury matters.
In her free time, Ms. Black enjoys spending time with her husband, two young daughters, and her dog, Roxy. A Tennessee native, she currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is active at her children’s schools and is also a long-time member of the Junior League. With a passion for children’s literacy, she has spent time in numerous classrooms working on various early literacy initiatives. She currently serves as a volunteer reading tutor for second grade students at a local elementary school. She is also an active participant within her church, where she regularly teaches children’s Sunday School and welcomes other opportunities to serve those in need. The child of a commercial airline pilot and former flight attendant, Ms. Black loves to travel and has visited over 17 foreign countries.
With a heart for the injured, Ms. Black holds great respect for the law and its power to get victims compensated for the losses they have suffered. While she understands this is often a difficult time in the lives of the firm’s clients, she hopes that she and the other attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz can help empower victims and their loved ones in their unique pursuit of justice and healing.
J.D., The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2009
B.A., The University of Tennessee, 2005
Major: English, Rhetoric and Writing Concentration Minor: Journalism and Electronic Media