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Yvonne PattersonCounsel

Address

305 South Gadsden Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone

850-222-2107
407-777-5421 (cell)
850-222-8475 (fax)

Professional Profile

Yvonne Patterson serves as counsel for Carr Allison in the Orlando, FL area where her practice concentrates on workers’ compensation and insurance.  She is admitted to practice in Florida and before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Yvonne received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas Tech University, where she was a member of the “Goin’ Band from Raiderland”.  She earned her Juris Doctor from the Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law (FL) and an LLM in Taxation with concentrations in International Law and International Estate Planning from St. Thomas University School of Law (FL).

An active member of the Florida Bar Association, Yvonne has served on the Annual Convention Committee and the Workers’ Compensation Rules Committee.  She is also involved in her community, volunteering in low income tax clinics for the Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida.

Yvonne is an accomplished musician and in her spare time enjoys container gardening.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Florida

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Education

BA, Texas Tech University

JD, Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law (FL)

LLM, St. Thomas University School of Law (FL)

Affiliations

Florida Bar Association

News

COVID-19 Response Team and Resources (Updated 8/25)

Below are links to all the resources about COVID-19.  If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 and your obligations as an employer, please do not hesitate to contact someone on our Carr Allison COVID-19 Response Team.   Carr Allison Resource Teams Carr Allison Response Team: Click Here Carr Allison Workers’ Compensation […]

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EEOC Addresses Right of Employers to Require Periodic COVID-19 Testing and Other Issues

As the pandemic continues to evolve, the EEOC has been providing updates addressing new questions that have arisen concerning Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws. To learn more about these questions and answers click here.  

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DOL Issues Updated Guidance to Assist Employers with School-Related Leave Under the FFCRA

The Department of Labor recently issued guidance to provide assistance to employers trying to determine what leave is required when schools are closed, or partially closed, as a result of COVID-19. To learn more about what this means for you, Click Here.  

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