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Stephan Yhann

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law

Emphasis of Practice

Stephan is a civil litigator representing businesses, individuals, plaintiffs, and defendants in a wide array of disputes and lawsuits. Stephan attended the University of Washington School of Law, where he was consistently recognized as an outstanding oral advocate, and was ultimately one of only ten students from his graduating class inducted into the Order of the Barristers.

During law school, Stephan externed for Washington Supreme Court Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud and U.S. District Court Judge John C. Coughenour. After law school, Stephan spent two years as a clerk for Division III of the Washington State Court of Appeals in Spokane.

Stephan uses the insights he gained while working for judges in federal and state courts to resolve disputes efficiently and fairly.  More importantly, he takes his role as an advocate to heart, and is dedicated to standing up for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom.

Career

Professional Service

  • Albert Law PLLC | 2016-2017 | Law Clerk & Rule 9 Intern
  • Washington Supreme Court | Winter 2018 | Extern to the Chambers of
    Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington | Spring 2018 | Extern to
    the Chambers of the Honorable John C. Coughenour
  • Washington Court of Appeals, Division III | 2018-2020 | Judicial Law Clerk
  • Washington State Bar Association Civil Rights Law Section | 2020-2021 |
    Young Lawyer Liaison
  • Yakima County Superior Court Unlawful Detainer Work Group  | 2021

Professional Awards & Acknowledgments

  • Washington State Bar Association | 2018
  • Oregon State Bar Association | 2020
  • New York State | 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington | 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington | 2021

Personal Life

Education

Stephan attended the University of Washington School of Law and graduated in 2018. He was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, which recognizes outstanding achievement in oral and written advocacy, and was one of ten students from his graduating class inducted into the Order of the Barristers in 2018.

Personal Activities

While in law school, Stephan coached the UW’s undergraduate mock trial team.
When not in court or in the office, Stephan enjoys hiking, good food, great cocktails, and spending time with his dog, Akeila.