Ben Shafton

Ben Shafton: Attorney with Caron Colven Robison & Shafton P.S. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


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.

American College of Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • 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

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
360-450-0961  Phone
360-699-3012  Fax
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1970
Law School Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1975, Washington; 1986, Oregon; 1973, California; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court
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—).
Birth Information:
Omaha, Nebraska, December 9, 1947
Reported 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.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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Vancouver, Washington

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