WHITNY L. NORTON

associate

Whitny is an associate attorney at Piskel Yahne Kovarik, PLLC, whose practice consists primarily of complex civil litigation with a focus on business, real estate, and employment related disputes.

Whitny is a member of the Chase Youth Foundation, the funding arm of Spokane's Chase Youth Commission which works to empower Spokane's youth and recognize their achievements. She is also the Secretary of the Spokane Young Lawyers Division of the Spokane County Bar Association.

An Olympia, Washington native, Whitny moved to eastern Washington to attend Washington State University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts, graduating with high honors. Whitny attended law school at Gonzaga University School of Law. While in law school, she worked as a clerk for Piskel Yahne Kovarik, PLLC, and held a judicial externship with Judge Kathleen O'Connor at the Spokane County Superior Court. Whitny earned her Juris Doctor from Gonzaga, graduating with honors.

EDUCATION

Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.  cum laude, 2013 • Washington State University, B.A. in Criminal Justice, magna cum laude, 2009

ACHIEVEMENTS

CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Legal Research and Writing IV

ASSOCIATIONS

Idaho State Bar Association • Washington State Bar Association • Spokane County Bar Association • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho • Washington Women Lawyers  • Washington State Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, Member Representing the Greater Spokane Region • Spokane Young Lawyers Division Ex-Officio Member • Gonzaga University School of Law Alumni Mentor Progam