Courtney Q. Brooks

Associate Professor, Director of Legal Residencies
Educational Background
  • BA, University of Massachusetts
  • JD, University of San Francisco, School of Law
Courses Taught
  • The Legal Profession
  • Legal Residency
  • Legal Residency Class
General Areas of Interest, Scholarship, Research, & Practice
  • Legal residency success
  • Professionalism
  • Skills development
Additional Information

Prior to joining UNH School of Law, Brooks worked as a business litigation and products liability attorney in NH & CA.


Courtney Q. Brooks heads the UNH Law Legal Residency Program (externships).

In this role Brooks will continue to establish and maintain high quality legal residency placements which meet the educational and career goals of UNH Law’s diverse student population.

She will also continue to guide legal residency students through their placement experiences, work with students who have problems in their placements to develop a strategy for success, and design curricula for legal residency courses which focus on professionalism and skills development.

Prior to joining UNH School of Law in 2010, Brooks worked as a business litigation and products liability attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP in Manchester, NH; Pierce Atwood LLP in Portsmouth, NH; and Reed Smith LLP in Oakland, CA.

She is admitted to practice in California, New Hampshire, Maine, and the U.S. District Courts for Colorado, New Hampshire, Maine and the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California.

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