Yvette D. Everhart

About Yvette

Yvette Everhart has practiced labor and employment law in Florida since graduating from Stetson University College of Law. Ms. Everhart is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar and has over 10 years of experience, making her well-versed in a wide variety of employment law issues. Over the years, Ms. Everhart has served on various committees and is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Website Subcommittee of the Communications Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, and is a member of its Executive Council.

Ms. Everhart’s experience includes representing individuals before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, as well as various government agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), the Florida Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Florida’s unemployment agency, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

Yvette Everhart has been asked to speak at a variety of employment law educational conferences and is the author of several published articles, including co-author of Florida Chapter the national treatise, Employment at Will, a State-by-State Survey initially published in 2013 by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., as well as each yearly supplement. Yvette is a current member and past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA and has been recognized as a Rising Star in Employment Law by Thomson Reuter’s Super Lawyers. After graduating cum laude from Stetson University, she attended the Stetson University College of Law and was the recipient of both The Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Dean W. Gary Vause Award and the school’s Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.

Admissions

Education

Yvette Everhart attended:

Stetson University College of Law, and obtained her Juris Doctor in 2006
Stetson University, and graduated cum laude in 2003

Publications

New Federal Rule – Overtime and Salaried Workers – Continuing Education Meeting, Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of CPAs (October 2016)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Update to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (2016)
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI – Live Webinar, Strafford Publications, Inc. (April 2016)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Update to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (2015)
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases – Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, 2015 Fall Conference, Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (September 2015)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Update to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (2014)
Navigating Ethical Perils of Social Media Surveillance – LAWYER, Hillsborough County Bar Association (May 2014)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Update to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (2013)
Florida Update: Employment Law – National Business Institute (September 2012)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Update to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (2012)
Class Arbitration Update: NLRB Rules – LAWYER, Hillsborough County Bar Association (April 2012)
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (November 2011)
Taking a Stand Against Subpoenas to Former Employers – LAWYER, Hillsborough County Bar Association (December 2010 – January 2011)
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma – Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (September 2009)

Speaking Engagements

Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse by Employers – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University, Tampa, Florida (June 2017)
Wage & Hour and Unpaid Wages – Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of CPAs (October 2016)
Human Resource Practices from a Plaintiff Attorney’s Perspective – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University, Clearwater, Florida (July 2016)
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI – Strafford Publications, Inc., Live Webinar (April 2016)
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases – Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, 2015 Fall Conference, Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, St. Petersburg, Florida (September 2015)
Florida Update: Employment Law – Teleconference, National Business Institute, Tampa, Florida (September 2012)
Practicing in Public Interest Law from an Employee Attorney’s Perspective – Professionalism Day, Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida (January 2011)
The Americans With Disabilities Act – EEO Training Seminar, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission & City of Tampa Community Affairs Division, Tampa, Florida (September 2009)
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma – Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, St. Petersburg, Florida, (September 2009)