POTTSVILLE - Steven M. Yurkonis, Esq., Frackville, was admitted to practice law before the Court of Common Pleas of Schuylkill County at a swearing-in ceremony with the Honorable John E. Domalakes presiding. Yurkonis’ parents, Joseph and Theresa Yurkonis, and James O’Connor, Esq., all of Frackville, were in attendance.
Michael J. O’Connor, Esq. presented Yurkonis to the Court. “I feel confident that Steven will come to practice before the Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas prepared to face its rigorous standards, and that he will prove to be an attorney of which the Bar and the Court can be most proud.”
Graduating magna cum laude from the Syracuse University College of Law, Yurkonis was in the top 10% of his class, on the Syracuse Moot Court Honor Society, and an executive board member of the Syracuse Law Review. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in business from Shippensburg University. He attended the former Cardinal Brennan High School and graduated from Nativity BVM High School, Pottsville, in 2009.
Yurkonis is a member of the Knights of Columbus, James A. Hogan Council, Frackville, and the Schuylkill Assembly 4th Degree, Pottsville. He is also an Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts of America, and a member of the Justinian Honor Society, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and the Order of the Coif.
An associate at O’Connor Law, Yurkonis handles cases involving workers’ compensation, personal injury, auto accidents, and social security disability.
Yurkonis is married to his law school classmate, Anna Pinchuk, Esq.
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