College Graduate

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Courtney Connor, daughter of Kevin and Laura Connor of Pittsfield, graduated cum laude from Florida Coastal School of Law with a juris doctor in May.

At Florida Coastal, Connor was an executive board member of the Academic Honors Program, a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society, and a participant on the Mock Trial team. She earned certificates in Advanced Legal Research, Writing, and Drafting, as well as International and Comparative Law.

Connor also served for two semesters as a teaching assistant for objective and persuasive legal writing.

Connor was selected to be a student member of The Robert M. Foster American Inn of Court by Judge Foster. She was also selected from a number of candidates to serve as an intern for the Honorable Judge Schlesinger, Senior District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

During her final year at Florida Coastal, Connor studied abroad in Switzerland, focusing on International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law, and was a summer intern for the Irish Centre for Human Rights.

Connor was home-schooled through high school, and graduated magna cum laude from Berkshire Community College with an associate's degree in criminal justice. She graduated magna cum laude from Bay Path University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, and suma cum laude from Eastern Kentucky University with a master's degree in emergency management.

She hopes to focus her legal career in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law.


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