Yvonne M. Benson

Yvonne M. Benson

Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
  • Insurance Defense, Construction Law, Products Liability
  • Washington State Bar
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Summary

Ms. Benson focuses her practice on civil trial litigation in claims involving bodily injury and medical conditions, construction injuries, premises liability, product liability, real estate and neighbor disputes, automobile related lawsuits, retail and hospitality, and business litigation. She possesses extensive litigation experience, personally defending or prosecuting well over five hundred cases throughout the state of Washington. Yvonne has successfully tried cases in front of juries and courts throughout the State of Washington. Yvonne also has extensive experience in depositions, mediations, and arbitration. Her appellate work includes successful appeals to the Washington State Court of Appeals and Washington Supreme Court.

In addition to her day-to-day work, Yvonne works to serve the community in several capacities, including serving as the President of the Board of Directors for New Beginnings, an organization that works to put an end to domestic violence. Yvonne also volunteers her time to provide pro bono legal services to unaccompanied minor children in asylum applications and related proceedings.

Yvonne is married with two children, ages nine and six. She enjoys skiing with her family, traveling, and being an active participant in her children’s activities.

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Law
  • Products Liability
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington State Bar
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Current
Education
Seattle University
J.D.
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University of Washington - Tacoma campus
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle (MAMAS)
Member
Current
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DRI
Member
Current
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Delta Delta Delta House Corporation Board
Director
Current
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Washington State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Washington and King County Women Lawyers
Member
Current
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New Beginnings Benefit Luncheon
President, Board of Directors
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP Website
Contact & Map
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 240-5051
Telephone: (206) 676-7500
Cell: (206) 676-7586
Fax: (206) 676-7575
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 240-5051
Telephone: (206) 676-7500
Cell: (206) 676-7539
Fax: (206) 676-7575