Yvonne Armendáriz is a trial attorney and owner of Armendáriz Law Office PLLC. With over a decade of experience, her fluency in written and conversational Spanish is a tremendous asset for clients who desire to retain an attorney who can effectively convey important issues of cultural identity in court proceedings.
Ms. Armendáriz received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University School of Law- Indianapolis. She studied at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina on a Fulbright-sponsored comparative law summer program focusing on Latin American legal systems and trade law. While in law school, Ms. Armendáriz served as President of the Hispanic Law Society, as a Fellow for the Indiana Council on Legal Education, and as an Administrative Law Judge for an advanced clinic course associated with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. She clerked for the Indiana Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs and the law firm Bingham, Greenebaum & Doll (formerly Bingham McHale, LLP).
Board of Directors, Wake County Bar Association, 2018 – Present
Founder, Triangle Latino Attorney Network (TLAN)
Member, Exhibition Advisory Committee, CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum) Chair, Co-Chair, and Founding Member, Wake County Bar Association, Leadership Development Committee 2014 – Present
Member, 10th Judicial/WCBA Nominations Committee, 2019 – Present
Member, 10th Judicial/WCBA Bench/Bar Committee, 2019 – Present
Member, 10th Judicial/WCBA Grievance Committee, 2015 – 2018
Board of Directors, Triangle Literacy Council 2014 – 2018
Board of Directors, Diamante, Inc. 2009 – 2011
Admitted to North Carolina Bar 2007
Ms. Armendáriz is originally from El Paso, Texas and treasures her Mexican-American roots and upbringing in this binational area of the Southwest. She is a film, global cuisine, and fitness enthusiast, who enjoys stand-up comedy, Latin American literature, and a good cup of coffee with friends.