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.
Washington State Bar Association
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
Defense Research Institute
New Beginnings - President, 2019
New Beginnings - Vice President, 2018
New Beginnings - Board of Directors, 2017
House Corporation Board, Delta Delta Delta
Provide pro bono representation to three unaccompanied minors in their asylum applications and related proceedings