Yvonne is an active member of the community. Her contributions over the years include donating time to several non-profit organizations including Ronald McDonald House, March of Dimes, and the Idaho Food Bank. Yvonne also is an active volunteer at Hillcrest Elementary School.
In addition, Yvonne has actively assisted the legal community during her career. Since 2006, Yvonne has volunteered as a Bar Exam Grader for the Idaho State Bar. She has been a volunteer member of the Lawyers Assistance Program for the Idaho State Bar since 2011. The Idaho Lawyers Assistance Program’s mission is “to provide support for lawyers who are experiencing problems associated with substance abuse and/or mental health issues in a safe manner, preserving the reputation and trust of the attorney.”
Throughout her career, Yvonne has mentored students preparing to take the Bar Exam and has mentored new attorneys starting their legal careers. In years past, Yvonne also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (“CASA”) volunteer where she represented Guardians Ad Litem in child protection cases.