President-Elect Bio

Courtney Hickey, President Elect


Courtney Stafford Hickey was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. A graduate from Wellington High School, she then attended Florida State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree and went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern Law School in 2007. Thereafter, she moved back to her hometown, Palm Beach County, Florida, where she has worked for her family’s company, The Stafford Firm, P.A., for the last ten years. She primarily practices PIP litigation and Plaintiff’s Personal Injury claims.

Courtney participates in various volunteer projects throughout Palm Beach County, Florida, and has always felt it is important to give back to the community that she calls “home.” She is currently an active member of Junior League of the Palm Beaches, volunteering in numerous capacities over the last eleven years.  Some of her favorite placements in JLPB include founding and co-chairing the JLPB Deck the Palms Holiday Marketplace with her sister, Ashley Hill, serving on the Nominating Committee as a member and on the Board of Directors, and chairing the 75th Gala Renovation of the Vita Nova Residences.  

Some of her other memberships (past and present) include Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers Division of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, Lawyers for Literacy Committee and the PI and Wrongful Death Committee, American Bar Association,  Florida Justice Association, Nova Southeastern University Alumni Association, and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. She has also volunteered as an Attorney Ad Litem to several foster children in Palm Beach County during her legal career.

Ms. Hickey is married to Brian C. Hickey, and they have 2 beautiful daughters, Emerson Elizabeth and Mayer Monroe, plus a dog named “Sunshine.”