Our keynote speaker Courtney Anderson is an attorney, author, internationally renowned business strategist, television legal analyst and professor. Her diverse talents and vast experience combined with her humor and story-telling abilities help deliver compelling keynotes on topics such as leadership, empowerment, workplace policies, law and relationship management..
Courtney Anderson, JD, MBA, “the workplace relationship expert” ™ practices the “Joyful Art of Business” ™ around the world!
Ms. Anderson is an attorney, author, independent hearing examiner (administrative law judge), keynote speaker, internationally renowned business strategist, professor and a television legal analyst (FOX News –, CNN HLN – Nancy Grace, THE O’REILLY FACTOR with Bill O’Reilly, MSNBC – SCARBOROUGH COUNTRY with Joe Scarborough, FOX News – ON THE RECORD with Greta Van Susteren, and more.). A globally recognized expert, her numerous media appearances include CNN HLN, BusinessWeek, CNN International, The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, FOX News, The HuffingtonPost, USA Today and several other media outlets. She is currently the host and producer of the daily radio show and weekly television show, “Solutions…with Courtney Anderson!”
In a word, “unconventional.” Courtney Anderson utilizes her academic, entrepreneurial, and vast life experiences spiced with dramatic styling, humor and her gift as an entertainer to deliver the most inspiring, informative and compelling keynote performances in the industry. She has received accolades around the world including the “2011 Strategic Leadership Award” ( received at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India), and lauded as a multiyear nominee (2009 – 2011) as a “Top 5 Speaker”. She has been named as one of “America’s Top Women Motivators.” She has clients across the globe, in North America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. She has worked on five continents and reached millions through her speaking engagements and media appearances.
Ms. Anderson has co-authored (with #1 New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott [et al.]) “Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Success” (Career Press) in 2003 and “Life Choices: It’s Never Too Late” (Turning Point International) in 2012.
In 2000 Courtney Anderson opened her corporate training and consulting practice. Her firm is a preeminent global boutique provider of human resource capital management. Ms. Anderson provides global clients solutions to some of the most challenging workplace relationship issues imaginable. With over 600 successful speaking engagements delivered, her unique approach of integrating leadership skills with her knowledge of the law has inspired, motivated, enlightened, and transformed the way organizations manage to minimize their legal liability in North America, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa.
Ms. Anderson is an MBA business consultant and attorney who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin (which she earned at the age of 20). She received a full academic scholarship to the University of Texas School of Law where she received her Doctor of Jurisprudence. After law school, Ms. Anderson received an MBA from the Texas A&M University System (Tarleton State University).
As an attorney, Courtney Anderson, Esq., opened a private practice in 1998 as a solo practitioner with her firm, the Law Offices of Courtney E. Anderson, based in Austin, Texas. Attorney Anderson has practice experience in litigation and transactional law as a general practitioner (in areas including family law, CPS, criminal defense, business, employment, intellectual property, probate, and other substantive areas). In 2011 Ms. Anderson was selected to serve as a Certified Hearing Examiner for the Texas Education Agency (acting as an administrative judge).
As an educator, Ms. Anderson has served in both public and private primary, secondary, and university institutions. Professor Anderson has previously served on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin McComb’s School of Business and she is currently a Collegiate Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Management and Technology at the University of Maryland University College. In 2011 she was a nominee for the Graduate School of Management and Technology 2011 Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award and UMUC Teaching Recognition Award and received the 2012 University of Maryland University College Teaching Recognition Award for The Graduate School. In addition, she has served on the faculty of other higher education institutions where she has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses.
An entertainer (singer, songwriter and radio talk show host, television producer and host), Courtney Anderson has garnered acclaim with her introspective and unique art. Her award-winning music video work and sizzling live performances are highlights of her impressive and distinctive music career. Ms. Anderson, as mentioned earlier, currently hosts a daily radio show and weekly television show, “Solutions…with Courtney Anderson!” A lifelong entrepreneur, Courtney Elizabeth Anderson, JD, MBA has built her successful firms through a convergence of her boundless passions and pragmatic decisions. She is the owner of media and real estate firms in addition to owning her own law and consulting practices.
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