Ben Shafton (Vancouver, Washington)

Ben Shafton

Licensed for 43 years

Practice Area: Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Municipal Law 11 more areas of practice + 11 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
360-450-0961

Ben Shafton

360-450-0961

Free initial consultation

Serving Vancouver, WA view address

Member at firm Caron Colven Robison & Shafton P.S.

Serving Vancouver, WA view address

Free initial consultation

Awards AV Preeminent

About Ben Shafton

Co-Author, "Manual for Representation of Witnesses Called Before Federal Grand Juries," 1st Ed., 1974. Member, Clark County Planning Commission, 1992-1996. Selected as a Super Lawyer by Washington Law and Politics, 2003.

Areas of Law

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Construction Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals

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  • Value for Money

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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1973, California
      1975, Washington
      1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
      1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
      1986, Oregon
      1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
      2002, U.S. Supreme Court
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Law School Attended
      University of California at Berkeley
      Class of 1973
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Yale University
      Class of 1970
      B.A.
      cum laude
      Birth Information
      Born in 1947
      Omaha, Nebraska, December 9, 1947
      Associations & Memberships
      Clark County (Chairman: Indigent Defense Committee, 1980-1984
      Bench Bar Committee, 1984-1986) and Washington State Bar Associations
      Oregon State Bar
      State Bar of California
      Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Eagle Member, 1986—).
      Bar Fellowship
      American College of Trial Lawyers.
      Representative Cases
      State v. Hall, 104 Wn.2d 486, 706 P.2d 1074, 1985
      In Re: Hagen, 21 Wn. App. 169, 584 P.2d 446, 1978
      Henery v. Robinson, 67 Wn. App. 2 77, 834 P.2d 1091, 1992
      Barney v. Safeco Ins., 73 Wn. App. 426, 869 P. 1093, 1994
      Port of Longview v. International Raw Materials, 96 Wn. App. 431, 979 P.2d 917 (1999)
      Wiley v. Rehak, 143 Wn. 2d 339, 20 P.3d 404 (2001)
      Truck Insurance Exchange v. VanPort Homes, 147 Wn. 2d 751, 58P 3rd 276 (2002)
      Boag v. Farmers, 117 Wn. App. 116 (2003).
      Hobbies & Interests
      Music and Travel.

      Pro Bono

      Ben regularly assists the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program.