Courtnie Gore, Legal Fellow, Refugee & Immigrant Program


Courtnie Gore serves as the Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow in The Advocates' Refugee & Immigrant Program and advocates for unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in the United States.


Gore is a native of Richmond, Virginia, an alumna of the College of William and Mary, and a graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law. While in law school, she worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Margaret M. Marrinan in the Ramsey County District Court, Minnesota. She also worked in Equatorial Guinea as an associate for Centurion LLP, an international law firm and business advisory in West Africa that specializes in both corporate and legislative matters of law.


Gore currently handles asylum cases for unaccompanied minors before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.) and in Immigration Court. Gore mentors pro bono attorneys in their representation of unaccompanied minor clients. She also conducts trainings on asylum law for pro bono attorneys, interpreters, and other professionals working with refugees and asylees.