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PHOENIX (January 22, 2015)Jennings Haug Cunningham L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Russell R. Yurk has been elected to partner with the law firm.

Russell R Yurk

Mr. Yurk’s practice focuses on professional liability, lawyer discipline, and complex civil litigation. He is serving as the chair of DRI’s Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee for the second consecutive year. In addition, Mr. Yurk is an active member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct and the Arizona Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. Mr. Yurk serves as pro bono consultant on lawyer discipline for the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. In addition, Mr. Yurk regularly presents and authors articles addressing professional conduct and ethics matters. He joined the firm in 2013.

Mr. Yurk earned his juris doctor from Arizona State University College of Law in 1998 and graduated with his Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in 1990. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

In his spare time, Mr. Yurk works as a replay official in the National Football League, and volunteers as a trainer for youth sports officials.

About Jennings Haug Cunningham, L.L.P.

Founded in 1937 in Arizona, Jennings Haug Cunningham is a litigation law firm with extensive trial, litigation management, dispute resolution and complex litigation experience. The firm’s 29 attorneys focus in areas of financial institution litigation, environmental law, construction and contract litigation, professional liability and complex civil litigation, personal injury, employment, and municipal risk litigation for businesses and individuals. For more information, visit