I became a lawyer to help the underdog. If I can't help you I will do my best to find someone who can help you. I dedicate time to the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program which I incorporated in the 1980's using IOLTA funding.
My primary areas of practice are personal injury and insurance disputes. I also represent consumers in disputes of all types with particular emphasis on automobile dealer violations and fraud schemes including "FRS" Foreclosure Rescue Scams. Complex and unusual liability cases are welcome. We have made law in many areas over the past 27 years. These include insurance, Barney v. Safeco, commercial law, Kysar v. Lambert, and insurance bad faith, Truck Insurance Exchange v. Vanport Homes.
I have successfully litigated wrongful death, commercial vehicle (tractor-trailer), motorcycle and automobile cases obtaining verdicts and settlements. Many cases are referred by other lawyers.
I always try to make time for every caller. If you don't have a case I will tell you. If you do I will tell you. If you can handle the matter without a lawyer I will tell you and I will try to help you do so.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Local Hero Award||Washington State Bar Association||2003|
|First Annual W.D. Robison Award (Now the Kenneth Weber Award)||Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program||1995|
|Thomas Neville Pro bono Award||Washington State Bar Association||1992|
|Outstanding Service Award||Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program||1989|
|Owner||Caron Colven Robison Shafton||2003 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Advocate||2010 - Present|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Eagle Member||1994 - Present|
|Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program||Board of Directors||1988 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2001 - 2002|
|Clark County Bar Association||Past President||1988 - 2002|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Regular Member||1983 - 1994|
|Lamperti v. Insurance Company||Verdict for $148,000 offer of $1,500|
|H.E. v. Wavemakers||Jury Verdict for over $450,000|
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|Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook||Low Impact Automobile Collisions||2010|
|University of Washington School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Western Washington University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1980|
|Continuing Legal Education||Consumer Protection and Debt Collection||2011|
|WSAJ Motor Vehicle Litigation Seminar||Low Impact Collisions||2010|
|The Legal Team||ERISA||2010|
|Helping Homeowners In Foreclosure||Pro-Bono Aid to Homeowners||2009|
|Hot Topics for the Plaintiff's Lawyer||Conflicts of Laws||2007|
|Personal Injury-Washington Oregon||Insurance Coverage Issues||2005|
|Lost in the MIST of LIST||Low Impact Collisions||1998|
|Lost in the MIST of LIST||Low Impact Collisions||1997|