Kourtney D. Jones
Kourtney D. Jones is a Third Year Law Student at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As a driven and highly motivated professional, Kourtney is always interested in gaining new experiences in the field of law, public policy, and government relations. She graduated Cum Laude from Spelman College where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Kourtney is a native of Pensacola, FL. During her law school tenure, she has served as a Law Clerk for Judge Fredericka Wicker from Louisiana’s Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, an Extern with the Louisiana House of Representatives Legislative Black Caucus, and as a Legislative Aide for Louisiana State Senator James “Jimmy” Harris. Currently, Kourtney serves as a Law Clerk for Governor John Bel Edwards working alongside Governor Edward’s Executive Council. She is also a member of the Board of Student Advisors and Southern University Law Center’s Trial Advocacy Board. Kourtney is humble and grateful to serve as a member of the Racial Impact Study Group to further her skills in becoming a successful advocate for people of color.