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Courtney E. Kennedy

Areas of Concentration:
Commercial and Civil Litigation
Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Residential and Commercial Zoning
Business Matters
Municipal Law
Agricultural and Environmental Law
About Courtney

Courtney E. Kennedy concentrates her practice in commercial and civil litigation, residential and commercial real estate, residential and commercial zoning, business matters, municipal law, agricultural law and environmental law.

Mrs. Kennedy graduated magna cum laude from Ashford University in 2013, where she obtained her Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, completing her undergraduate degree in just three years instead of the standard four-year program. During her time at Ashford University, Mrs. Kennedy played on the Women’s Basketball Team and served as President of the Pre-Law Society.

Mrs. Kennedy joined Ehrmann Gehlbach Badger & Considine, LLC, as an associate attorney in 2016 and was named a partner in 2021. Prior to joining the Firm, Mrs. Kennedy graduated cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law, completing her law school education in two and one-half years rather than the standard three-year program. While at Northern Illinois University College of Law, Mrs. Kennedy served as Vice President of the Environmental Law Society, was a member of the Christian Legal Society, and served as a mentor for the Women’s Law Caucus. She also tutored first-year law students in Civil Procedure. She completed a judicial externship with the Judges in Ogle County, Illinois, during her second year of law school. 

Mrs. Kennedy is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Lee, Ogle, Whiteside and Winnebago County Bar Associations. She has served as Treasurer/Secretary for the Lee County Bar Association since 2017 and is a board member for the Lee County Health Department. She has co-authored articles for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. In addition, she serves as a mentor for first-year law students at Northern Illinois University College of Law.