Yvette Everhart Resume CV

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Board Certified Attorney
in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar
Sass Law Firm.
601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33603
813-251-5599


ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar, 2007
Florida Supreme Court, 2007
Florida Second District Court of Appeal, 2007
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2007

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Council Member – Executive Council, Labor and Employment Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-2019
Co-Chair – Website Subcommittee, Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-2018, 2018 – 2019
Co-Chair – Law School Liaison Committee, Labor and Employment Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-2017
Member – Membership Outreach Sub-Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2015-2016
Member – Communications Sub-Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2014-2015
President
– Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2012-2013
President-Elect – Florida Chapter,  National Employment Lawyers Association, 2011-2012
Vice President of Programming – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2010-2011
Member – Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Member – Young Lawyers Division, The Florida Bar
Member – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association


EDUCATION

Juris Doctor – Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2006
Bachelor of Business Administration – Stetson University, cum laude, Deland, Florida, 2003

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Attorney – Sass Law Firm., practicing labor and employment law, representing almost exclusively individuals, 2007-present

HONORS AND AWARDS

Florida Super Lawyers –  Rising Star in Employment Law, 2017
Florida Super Lawyers –  Rising Star in Employment Law, 2016
Superb 10.0 – AVVO rating
Dean W. Gary Vause Award – The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006
Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award – Stetson University College of Law, 2006

PUBLICATIONS

New Federal Rule – Overtime and Salaried Workers – Continuing Education Meeting, Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of CPAs (October 2016)
Don’ Speak English? Don’t Worry, English Speaking Only Policies in the Workplace Violate the LawHola Tampa Bay Magazine, July-August 2016 Edition
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)
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment CasesStrategies for Winning Employment Cases, 2015 Fall Conference, Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, September 2015
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 RegionEmployment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., November 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 CasesStrategies for Winning Employment Cases, 2015 Fall ConferenceFlorida 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