Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, welcomes new associate

emily iversonAfter serving Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, as a law clerk for the past year, Emily Iverson has become the firm’s newest associate attorney. Iverson will focus her practice on divorce and family law, along with litigation.

Iverson recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, where she was a Women’s Law Student Association member. Before attending law school in Madison, she studied at the University of South Dakota School of Law. There Iverson was a quarter-finalist in the University of South Dakota Sam Masten Moot Court Competition and was inducted into the Delta Theta Phi Professional Law Fraternity. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.

In addition to her clerkship at Johns, Flaherty & Collins, Iverson also brings experience clerking for other local law offices, including the La Crosse County Public Defender’s Office, and serving as a criminal justice intern at La Crosse County Justice Support Services and as a research intern at UniverCity Alliance and La Crosse County.

Having worked with Iverson for the past year, Johns, Flaherty & Collins Managing Partner Brent Smith said she’s a good fit for the law firm’s good neighbors great lawyers approach to practicing law.

“Emily is conscientious, thorough and has strong communication skills — all of which are critical attributes in excellent attorneys,” said Smith. “Plus, she leans naturally toward serving her community. She cares about La Crosse and the people who live here — a quality that will serve her clients well.” 

Founded 140 years ago, Johns, Flaherty & Collins is a full-service firm offering a team of 16 attorneys with a wide range of concentration areas. Together, Johns, Flaherty & Collins attorneys are active in more than 75 local and national nonprofit and charitable organizations.

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