At Ohio law firm Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., Kimberly Young focuses on employment law for plaintiffs, particularly matters pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Ms. Young has a passion for defending the civil rights of those who have been wronged by employers. She is committed to helping clients who have been discriminated or retaliated against, or have been victims of unfair wage practices and other employment injustices. Ms. Young accepts clients throughout Ohio. In addition, Ms. Young leads the firm's motion practice and appellate group where her research, writing and oral advocacy skills are utilized on a firm-wide basis.
After graduating summa cum laude from Cleveland State University, Ms. Young earned her Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. As a law student, Ms. Young assisted people through the school's employment law clinic, gaining an understanding of the challenges that employees often face. Her interest in civil rights advocacy was further sparked by her work as a student practitioner at Housing Advocates, Inc., a nonprofit housing advocacy organization.
Today, Ms. Young is admitted to practice law in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Ms. Young is an active member of various bars and associations, including the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Lake County Bar Association. She also serves as governing trustee of the Ohio Association for Justice. Ms. Young is highly regarded by her peers, as well as clients, for her professionalism, skill and experience.
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Last Updated: 3/17/2017