Courtney L. Eagan was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. In 2004, Ms. Eagan worked at the National Museum of the American Indian and it was this experience that prompted her to attend law school and study in the area of Indian Law. During her time in law school, Ms. Eagan pursued different policy areas of Indian law, including housing and the Indian Child Welfare Act. Today, Ms. Eagan’s practice primarily consists of representing children in juvenile deprived cases and as a Guardian ad Litem in both state and tribal courts. In addition to her main area of practice she also handles adoptions, guardianships, and divorce matters.