Ms. Yard joined Reinhardt Wendorf & Blanchfield as an associate in 2006. Ms. Yard had previously worked for Heins, Mills & Olson and Hammagren & Meyer. She was admitted to the bar in 2002. Ms. Yard graduated from Winona State University in 1991, magna cum laude, with a B.S. in Sociology/Criminal Justice, and from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2002, where she was the Editor in Chief of the Santa Clara Law Review. Ms. Yard practices primarily in the areas of antitrust and securities fraud class action litigation, and has experience in nearly all aspects of litigation in both state and federal court.