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Maintaining an open mind is my chief asset as a lawyer because understanding all sides of a situation assists me in providing the most effective advice and advocacy for my clients.

Shawnmarie Stanton

Shawnmarie Stanton’s practice focuses on all aspects of insurance coverage, as well as commercial litigation and appellate work. Prior to returning to private practice, Shawnmarie was a corporate legal advisor for the claims organization of a national property and casualty insurance company. She is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Washington.

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Education

  • University of Washington School of Law – J.D., 1990
  • University of Montana – B.S. in Business & Political Science with High Honors, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Florida State Bar
  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington

Notable Results

Provided coverage analysis and claims handling guidance in multiple suits to assist insurers in successfully resolving exposures in excess of one million dollars.

Responsible for appellate briefing in a case involving allegations against an insurer arising from the actions of a third party retained to collect subrogation claims. Summary judgment against client reversed on appeal.

Responsible for appellate briefing in a case involving allegations of spoliation against a client as a result of the actions of another party. Summary judgment against client reversed on appeal.

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Board of Directors, LG Theatre
  • Actively involved with multiple local theater companies

Personal Interests and Activities

Actor, singer, musician and composer.