About Yvonne Rutledge

Yvonne Rutledge is an integral member of the Rutledge Law Firm, working side
by side with her husband and her son, on issues that affect the firm’s clients.
Yvonne was born and raised Northern Forsyth County. After graduating from
Northwest High school in 1961, Yvonne pursued her degree in mathematics from
Wake Forest University. Yvonne received her BS degree from Wake Forest in
1966 and then received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in the field of mathematics from Duke University in 1968.

While pursuing her graduate degree, Yvonne married Jerry in 1967 while he was
a second year law student. During the early years of their marriage, Yvonne taught math at Carrington Jr. High School in Durham County, and at Mount Vernon High School in Fairfax County, Virginia.  After Jerry completed his active duty in the marines, the Rutledges returned to
North Carolina to make their home.

When the Rutledge Law firm opened its doors in 1978, Yvonne became the office
manager, legal assistant and secretary. Yvonne continues to work in the law office where she manages the daily operations of the firm and assists in the management of case calendars, client scheduling, and serves as licensed notary public. Additionally, Yvonne prepares the tax services provided by the Rutledge Law Firm.

Since returning to North Carolina, Yvonne has been an active member of
Friendship Baptist Church in Germanton where she plays the piano, teaches
Sunday school, and works with the Baptist Women. Yvonne served for fourteen years as a member of the Stokes County Board of Education. She was also a longtime board member of both the Stokes County Arts Council and the Stokes County Historical Society.

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