Courtney Cole is a summer law clerk in NARF’s Boulder, Colorado, office. Courtney is Cherokee and Choctaw and is a third-year student at the University of Colorado Law School. She serves as president of the Native American Law Students Association, recently completed a year as a student attorney with the American Indian Law Clinic, and plans to earn a certificate in American Indian law. Courtney’s areas of interest include American Indian and natural resources, particularly water, law. A native of Southern California, she looks forward to returning after graduation to begin her career in tribal legal advocacy.