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Christopher A. Benson

About me

Welcome to The Law Offices of Christopher A. Benson, PLLC


I handle a wide variety of cases  to help people concerning their financial situation such as Peace of Mind Planning in preparation of Living Trusts, Wills, Estates, and handling Probates.


Another equally important section of our practice involves client financial issues who need assistance in stopping garnishments, Chapter 7 Fresh Start bankruptcy, Chapter 13 reorganization bankruptcy, stopping foreclosures, consumer and business bankruptcy, real estate matters,  personal injury and litigation cases.


Please visit our website at for detailed background information concerning our lawyers.  We look forward to working with you.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
    25 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
    25 years, 900 cases
  3. Probate: 10%
    25 years, 210 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal injury Attorney
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  • Dennis James Twichel

    I highly endorse Chris Benson. He is an excellent bankruptcy attorney. His services will exceed your expectations.


    Dennis Twichel DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices Of Christopher A. Benson, PLLC

1814 S 324th Pl Ste B
Federal Way, WA, 98003-8582

Law Offices Of Christopher A. Benson, PLLC

8215 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd. Ste. 200
Tualatin, OR, 97062

Law Offices Of Christopher A. Benson, PLLC

60 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 900
Tempe, AZ, 85251



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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Highly Rated For Legal and Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2016
Highly Rated Legal & Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
Highly Rated Legal & Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Choice AwardAVVO2013
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Lawyers 2011Martindale-Hubbell2011
Highly RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Highly RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Vice PresidentHabitat For Humanity Seattle/S.King2007
Service Recognition AwardHabitat for Humanity2006
Pro Bono Service RecognitionKing County Bar Foundation1994
Service RecognitionWashington State Head Injury Foundation1994
Pro Bono Bankruptcy ServiceKing County Bar Foundation1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of Christopher A. Benson, PLLC1996 - Present
Board MemberHabitat for Humanity Seattle/S. King County1999 - 2009
Legal InstructorMykut Real Estate School1992 - 2013
Attorneyde Mers & Associates, Inc. PS1991 - 1996
Legal InternDe Mers & Associates1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
South King County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Pierce County Bar FoundationMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor SectionMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Real Property CouncilMember1991 - Present
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Habitat for HumanityBoard of Directors2000 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Anita MoiPreMarital Will held to be valid
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle TimesReal Estate Disclosure Form Requirements2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Arizona State UniversityTelecommunication/BroadcastingBa1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Short Sale Deficiency Litigation and BankruptcyShort Sale Deficiency Litigation and Bankruptcy2010
John L. Scott Real Estate Brokerage Training ConferenceShort Sales and Loan Modification2009
Fidelity National Title TrainingShort Sale and Loan Modification2009
Escrow Association of WA State ConventionShort Sale and Loan Modifications2009
Escrow Association of Washington State ConventionInterpleader Actions: Life As The Middle Man In A Fist Fight2007
Escrow Association of Washington State ConventionBusiness Formations: Comparing and Contrasting2003
Escrow Association of Washington State ConventionTitle Issues and Estate Planning2002
Coldwell Banker Hawkins Poe Training SeminarReal Estate Security Documents and Foreclosure2002
Coldwell Banker All American Associates Training SeminarEscrow Procedures and Fair Housing Law2002
Washington State Escrow Association State ConventionReal Estate Security Documents: Compare & Contrast2001
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Joint Training SeminarEscrow Procedures and Fair Housing Law Update2001
Washington Square Realty Agent Training SeminarLP Siding and Risk Managment for Realtors2000
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Broker Training SeminarReal Estate Security Documents and Foreclosure2000
Escrow Association of Washington State ConventionSolving Difficult Escrow Problems1999
Tacoma Land Company Agent Training SeminarPitfalls in Raw Land Sales1998
Re/Max Realty West Annual MeetingReal Estate Agency Update for 19981998
South Sound Escrow Association ConferenceLimited Liability Companies In Washington1997