Bakke Norman Law Firm: Attorney Siv Yurichuk joins Bakke Norman Law Firm

Hudson resident has worked as Hennepin County Public Defender

AUG. 26, 2011 | NEW RICHMOND, WI | Siv Yurichuk of Hudson has joined the Bakke Norman law firm, with offices in Baldwin, Menomonie and New Richmond, Wis. A member of its litigation team, Yurichuk practices primarily in the areas of family law, including divorce, paternity and custody matters, and criminal and traffic defense.

“We are very pleased to welcome Siv to our firm,” said Tom Schumacher, co-founder and partner. “Her wide range of experiences and legal skills will be an asset to Bakke Norman. Siv is fluent in both Spanish and Norwegian. We look forward to working with her.”

A graduate of the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell College of Law, Yurichuk has practiced as a Hennepin County public defender since 2005, where she represented clients in criminal matters ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies.

She has extensive experience in all stages of litigation including arraignment, bail hearings, pre-trials motion hearings, bench and jury trials, and probation revocation proceedings. Prior to her work as a public defender, Yurichuk worked with the firm Nichols, Kaster and Anderson, PLLP.

Yurichuk is admitted to practice in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. She is a member of the St. Croix Valley Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association and the Wisconsin and Minnesota Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a volunteer with the William Mitchell Alumni/Mentor Advisor Program.

Yurichuk lives in Hudson with her husband and two sons. “I am honored to join Bakke Norman and look forward to working with such a talented and respected group of attorneys,” says Yurichuk.

Bakke Norman, S.C. provides a full range of legal services, including commercial business and real estate transactions, business, personal injury and intellectual property litigation, employment law, criminal and OWI defense, bankruptcy, elder law, and tax law. Clients include local to global businesses, corporations and organizations as well as individuals and families with needs ranging from personal matters to complex litigation. For more information contact Bakke Norman at 800.328.5630, visit http://www.bakkenorman.com or email [email protected].