Utah’s Board of Bar Commissioners presented RQ&N shareholder Lisa Yerkovich with the Dorathy Merrill Brothers Award, an award given to the person who has contributed significantly toward the advancement of women in the legal profession in Utah. This award honors lawyers whose professionalism, public service, and public dedication have significantly enhanced the administration of justice, the delivery of legal services, and the improvement of the profession.
Ms. Yerkovich has counseled clients of Ray Quinney & Nebeker in employment and labor law since 1987. Her practice areas include federal and state discrimination law, wrongful termination, employment related torts and contract litigation, employment agreements, unemployment claims, and drug and alcohol testing policies. Ms. Yerkovich obtained her law degree from the University of Wyoming after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from the University of Utah. Before entering law school, Ms. Yerkovich taught high school for seven years. Ms. Yerkovich serves as a board member, and is a past president, of Women Lawyers of Utah.